Tag: art careers



Creative Careers |  Best Practices for Job Seekers

NYFA Classifieds receives more listings per day than any other arts-focused job board. This means there is a good chance a relevant opportunity is waiting for you on our site! We’ve gathered a list of tips to help you use NYFA Classifieds strategically, better prepare yourself for the exciting moment when a position catches your…

The Business of Art: The Business of Practicing Your Art (Part II of II)

The Business of Practicing Your Art: Part I presents the importance of developing a personal idea of success, as it relates to your work as an artist. It also provides an overview of the ways in which mapping a detailed outline of your artistic goals, needs, identity and current/potential audience can directly translate into the materials,…

The Business of Art: Be Creative — Finding a Job in the Arts

A NYFA Meeting. Whether you are a recent graduate, suddenly out of work or looking to make a career transition, it’s a tough job market out there and the art world is no exception.  The following is a guide of key strategies in finding a perfect opportunity to landing the job. Your search begins with…

The Business of Art: Living in a State of Permanent Recession?

Pages from Lawrence Swan’s graphic novel in progress, “Art Bum Comix” We are in the midst of one of the worst economic recessions in living memory. As a result, there has been a great deal of talk about gallery closings and plummeting art market prices as the barometers of the economic affects on the art…

The Business of Art: The Top 10 Questions

Chriss Slevin, Hotline (2005). Acrylic on wood. Collection of NYFA. #1: Where can I go to find information on grants and residency programs? The most comprehensive resource for individual artists is NYFA Source. This database is free and accessible online from NYFA’s website. It tracks over 8,500 programs available to US artists and covers all disciplines, including Dance, Design,…