Tag: amy aronoff



Conversations | Young Yang Chung on Creating Artwork for a Unified Korea

Chung, a member of NYFA’s Leadership Council, created “Unification” for Korean President JungHee Park in 1967. Korea has existed as two separate states since the 1950-53 Korean War. Talks of unification—and ultimately peace between the two states—have been intensifying since the Olympic Games that were recently held in PyeongChang.  The topic is a familiar one…

Conversations | Making Your Way as an Immigrant Performing Artist

Q&A with Aryo Wicaksono, musician and Membership Manager at Grantmakers in the Arts. Aryo Wicaksono joined us on #ArtistHotline last month to discuss community building and creating a career as an immigrant performing artist, and we’re expanding on our Twitter Q&A here with fresh insights. Wicaksono has performed as a featured soloist and chamber musician…

Announcing | NYFA Holiday Gift Guide

Our second-annual Gift Guide arrives just in time for the holiday shopping season. NYFA affiliated artists and emerging organizations are busy creating year-round. Help celebrate and support their work this holiday season by purchasing products and experiences that they’ve poured their artistic hearts and minds into.  Books Jennifer Egan’s (Fellow in Fiction ’90) Manhattan Beach,…

Conversations | Annie-B Parson and “17c”

The three-time NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow discusses her latest production with Big Dance Theater. The prolific Annie-B Parson (Fellow in Choreography ‘00, 06, ‘13) has choreographed and co-created more than 20 dance/theater works for Big Dance Theater, the award-winning company she co-founded with Paul Lazar in 1991. Outside of Big Dance Theater, she’s choreographed for operas, pop stars, television,…

Meet ABI Business Blck Prism

Part of NYFA’s latest Arts Business Incubator (ABI) cohort, Blck Prism helps Black Millennials discover and invest in Black art. Blck Prism is a re-imagined gallery space focused on empowering Black art through digital means. Founders Andre and Tanayia Woolery curate art from Black artists that represent a connection to Black culture and identity. Through…