Tag: chris messer



Meet New NYFA Board Member: Mary Lang

“I wanted to join the NYFA board to foster funding, access, education, and peer networks as open resources to the artist community in New York and beyond.” As a continuation of our ongoing series of blog posts dedicated to the exceptional arts advocates who operate behind the scenes here at NYFA, we are proud to…

Meet New NYFA Board Member: Carmelita Tropicana

“Think of yourself as a self-contained business and work to acquire the skills that will sustain your work financially.” In continuing with our ongoing series of blog posts dedicated to the exceptional arts advocates who operate behind the scenes here at NYFA, we are proud to introduce one of our newest board members, performance artist…

Meet New NYFA Board Member: Elia Alba

“Feed your mind. Read as many books, go to lectures, films, this has incredible impact on your practice and allows for a better understanding of its place in the world.” Here at NYFA we are lucky enough to have a variety of different artists and arts advocates working behind the scenes at all levels of…

Meet New NYFA Board Member: Dread Scott

“Life is long and art trends are short.  Make art, and a commitment to be engaged, for the long haul.” Over the past year here at NYFA we have had the distinct privilege of adding five new members to our Board of Directors: Elia Alba, Mary Lang, Bonnie Podolsky, Dread Scott, and Carmelita Tropicana. In…