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Ask #ArtistHotline: Tips for Emerging Artists

With each milestone, self-reflection becomes an increasingly important part of the process. Ask #ArtistHotline returns with new advice from our Artist Professional Development Day on August 19, 2015. This time around the online discussion began with a rather simple question:  Together our #ArtistHotline community – art organizations, visual, performing, literary artists, and more – answered…

Artist-in-Residency Programs: Classifieds Roundup

Searching for the perfect artist residency? Use NYFA Classifieds Choosing the right artist residency begins with your initial search. There are hundreds of distinctive programs worldwide. Residencies offer a one-of-a-kind opportunity to build community, discover new resources and collaborate with fellow artists.  According to Rosemarie Fiore (Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ‘09), you should ask yourself the following questions…

How to Select an Artist Residency Program: Advice from Artist Rosemarie Fiore

“The type of residency I choose to apply to matches my goal for developing a specific body of work.” Sometimes as an artist you need to break away from the routine of your life in order to reignite your creative process. Building a successful art career is filled with unique opportunities and completing a residency…

Southern Arts Opportunities

Artists have to discover the location (and lifestyle) that works best for their career.  If you think New York is the only place with opportunities for artists, think again. There are plenty of successful artists that live throughout the South. Folklorists. Painters. Filmmakers. Crafters. Whether you live in Tallahassee or New Orleans, you can find…

HOW TO USE YOUR ARTS COUNCIL

Art councils can offer a wide range of learning opportunities that empower artists to develop their craft and sharpen their business skills. Are you searching for artist opportunities in your community? Art councils are the perfect place to begin your search! If you’re a visual artist, musician, performing artist, or writer, your local arts councils…