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Highlights from the August IAP Newsletter #72

Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Highlights from this month’s issue include:  A featured interview with Rica Takashima about how her experience as an immigrant has impacted her work, her exhibition at FLOW15, and the importance of artist mentorship.  A spotlight with  IAP alumna Priscila De Carvalho on finding inspiration,…

SPOTLIGHT FROM IAP NEWSLETTER #71: ZAHRA BANYAMERIAN

“It’s a simultaneous feeling of having and not having” This month’s IAP Spotlight focuses on Zahra Banyamerian, who has been working and contributing to NYFA Learning and Immigrant Artist Program’s activities for the past year. Natasha Zeta, IAP intern, took the opportunity to interview Zahra about her artwork and recent  experience at The League Residency…

FEATURED INTERVIEW FROM IAP NEWSLETTER #71: CURATING AND ORGANIZING ARCHIMEDES’ BATHTUB

“Taking matters into their own hands and working tirelessly to fulfill their vision” NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, established in 2007, brings together immigrant artists and there is often an interest in collaboration as the artists get to know each other during the program. In 2014, Sophia Chizuko and Liene Bosquê spearheaded and drew upon…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE JULY IAP NEWSLETTER #71

Immigrant Artist Insights and Opportunities Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Highlights from this month’s issue include: ·         A featured interview with curator Julian A. Jimarez Howard and organizers Sophia Chizuco and Liene Bosquê of Archimedes’ Bathtub, an exhibition (opening Saturday, August 8) that features participants from NYFA’s 2014…

FEATURED INTERVIEW FROM IAP NEWSLETTER #70: RICHARD BATISTA

“If you have to write program to make a dog bark, there are a million ways to write that code, just like there are a million ways to paint a dog barking.” In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month we focus on Richard Batista, NYFA Developer, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, working with our in-house…