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Image: Detail of a photograph of Nigerian-British musician Wunmi, pictured wearing a black leotard with blue and white water pattern and extra-long fringe on the arms that Wunmi pulls taut across the frame.

Conversations | Wunmi

Nigerian-British musician Wunmi on her musical influences, career trajectory, and advice for earlier-stage artists. The music industry is one of the trickiest for artists to navigate, especially for artists hailing from a different nation. To get some insights from someone who’s been there, we spoke with Nigerian-British musician Wunmi about her musical influences, career trajectory,…

Image: Painting by Amy Bennett, with morning light illuminating a breakfast table where a family hunches over their cereal bowls partitioned by cereal boxes. A young girl is standing on a chair pursuing the options of a cupboard.

The Art of the Application | Key Takeaways from the 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Application Cycle

The NYFA Grants team shares tips from 2021 panelists to help make future applications stronger. The 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship concluded in July 2021 with 92 New York State-based artists (including three collaborations) being recognized with $7,000 awards in Fiction, Folk/Traditional Arts, Interdisciplinary Work, Painting, and Video/Film. Courtesy of the NYFA Grants team, we’re sharing…

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Apply Now | The Incubator for Arts and Culture Leaders of Color in Tri-State Area 2022

Leaders of Color from arts and cultural organizations based in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York State (outside of NYC) are encouraged to apply by Monday, December 6. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce The Incubator for Arts and Culture Leaders of Color in the Tri-State Area (outside of NYC),…