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A medium-sized black and white installation with two portraits, one gazing slightly above the viewer and the other looking off into the distance facing the left.

Apply Now | The Incubator for Executive Leaders of Color 2021

Executive leaders of color from arts and cultural organizations based in the five boroughs of New York City are encouraged to apply by Thursday, March 18, 2021. Through the support of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and designed with input from a group of alumni of NYFA’s Emerging Leaders Program and participants of NYSCA Special Arts…

Image: A social gathering of artists participating in NYFA's Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Newark. It appears to be a mixer event, as people mingle in a large, gallery-like setting and hold drinks and plates of food.

Apply Now | Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Denver

Program presented in partnership with PlatteForum. Denver-based artists are encouraged to apply by January 19, 2021. Through the support of the Arts in Society, SCFD Denver County, Rose Community Foundation, SCFD Adams County and the City of Denver’s Imagine 2020 Fund, the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce the Immigrant Artist…

Six individuals sitting on green chairs hold a conversation

Apply Now | NYSCA/NYFA Artist as Entrepreneur Program in Western New York

Artists living and working in the counties of Niagara, Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany are invited to join this free online entrepreneurial program presented by Arts Services Inc. (ASI) in March 2021. Applications are now open for the NYSCA/NYFA Artist as Entrepreneur Program. This professional development program, which will take place online in March 2021…

Image: Brightly colored quilt with a central figure of a nude blue woman being bitten by a snake. There are flames and planets bursting out of her forehead.

The Essentials: 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

The NYFA Grants team reviews the application process so you can make the most of this year’s award cycle. The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship is a $7,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein. This grant is awarded in fifteen different disciplines over a…