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Apply Now | Enhance Your Fundraising Capacity with NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship

Our next no-fee application deadline is June 30, 2022. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) supports artists (like you!) across disciplines by providing resources to help you develop creative projects, build organizations, and craft sustainable careers. You are visionaries that not only create art but also lead crowdfunding campaigns, research and apply for grants,…

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Building Community Through Dance: How Generations Support One Another

How dancer teachers and parents are shaping the future of dance and building more equitable spaces for dance to evolve and thrive. Dance for the dancer/choreographer and for the teacher is an ever evolving practice—one that can be immensely gratifying and incredibly challenging. The one constant is the learning that comes with being in the…

Image Detail: China Marks (Fellow in Craft/Sculpture '17); "A Singular Occasion;" 2017; fabric, thread, screen-printing ink, brass trim, residual latex paint, fusible adhesive on a contemporary tapestry copy of The Arnolfini Portrait by Van Eyck. Part of an on-going series of drawings on contemporary tapestry copies of 14-19th Century paintings, variously collaging and sewing are added into them, subverting both imagery and narrative, and writing dialogue and commentary which the artist embroiders and sews down. Shown here are two figures with a hand extended towards one another. The figure on the left wears a brown, blue, and grey outfit and has the face of a cheetah. The figure on the right wears a green, blue, and tan outfit and has the face of a giraffe. Between them is a dark figure who says “The spirits bless you!”

Monday Motivation: How Soon Should You Follow Up After an Interview?

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week You had a great interview, you sent a thank you note, now what? You want to follow up with the hiring manager, but you don’t want them to think you’re nagging them. Sadly, there is no straightforward answer to how soon you should follow…

NYFA Introduces New One-on-One Coaching Packages to Help You Position Your Work

Register for individualized coaching sessions with NYFA coach Michelle Levy to revamp your artist statement and strategically position your creative practice. Are you an artist looking to improve the way you write about your work in order to better position yourself for right opportunities, and to achieve the greatest impact? We are pleased to announce…