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Register Now | Online Workshop: Job Hunting Strategies During the Pandemic

February 18 online workshop will provide an overview of all stages of a job search during the pandemic. Join New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) at its next online workshop, “Job Hunting Strategies During the Pandemic.” Designed to support individual artists and arts professionals from anywhere they have internet access, the webinar will provide…

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Monday Motivation | Professional Resolutions

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Have you decided on a New Year’s resolution yet? Set a goal to reach out to one professional you’re interested in learning from in your area every two weeks. Connect via LinkedIn or through an existing contact. Plan to meet for a virtual coffee…

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Monday Motivation | Interviews Go Both Ways

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week A job interview is an opportunity for an employer to get to know you, but always remember that this is also a chance for you to find out whether you want to work at that organization. Make sure to ask questions about the work…

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Conversations | Dread Scott on How He Charted His Own Path in the Art World

“I don’t have a dealer, but this work is influential, it’s important. I’m mostly concerned with having the art be something that influences and is part of dialogue.” – NYFA Board Member Dread Scott NYFA Board Member Dread Scott (Fellow in Sculpture ’01, Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work ’05, Interdisciplinary Work ’12) makes revolutionary art to propel…

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Monday Motivation | Address Your Cover Letters to Specific People

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Not all job listings will give you specific instructions about to whom your application materials should be addressed. If that is the case, research online—LinkedIn is a great place to start—to find out the name of your potential supervisor and, if you can’t find…