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Artist News: November

The latest from NYFA Affiliated Artists who are making their mark both at home and abroad. From Asia Contemporary Art Week (Sponsored Project) to NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow Judith Sloan’s upcoming performance of Off the Record, November is filled with many opportunities to see the work of NYFA Affiliated Artists and projects. Check out the following…

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…

Bulletin: Eight NYFA Fellows Receive Prestigious Grants

FCA and Art Matters award past Winners of NYFA Artists’ Fellowships Three NYFA artists were named recipients of unrestricted $30,000 grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts earlier this month. We congratulate: Eileen Myles(Fellowship, Poetry, 1999 Okwui Okpokwasili  (Fellowship, Choreography, 2013) Annie-B Parson  (Fellowship, Choreography, 2013) In addition, five NYFA artists received 2013 grants from Art Matters. These awards, established in 1985…

Interview by Daniel Wentworth; Video by Julian Diaz. The Artist’s Life: Dread Scott Multidisciplinary artist Dread Scott came of age in Chicago in the ‘80s and found relief from Reagan-era conservatism and Cold War hysteria in the city’s punk rock scene, which he engaged as a fan and a budding photographer. In this community defined…