Happening at NYFA



“You Are a Vital Resource for the Arts Community”*

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has been supporting artists since 1971.  Our mission is to empower emerging artists and arts organizations across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives and professional / organizational development. In 2009, we extended our programs and services throughout the United States and the international community. …

Featuring: NYFA Hall of Fame Honoree Faith Ringgold

On April 12, 2016 NYFA is honoring Faith at the annual NYFA Hall of Fame Benefit This year’s honorees are NYFA affiliated artists James Casebere (Fellow in Sculpture ’89, Photography ’85, ’94), Anna Deavere Smith (Fiscally Sponsored Artist ’16), Faith Ringgold (Fellow in Painting ’88), and Zhou Long (Fellow in Music Composition ’00). We will be…

Golden Globe Congratulations to Eric Overmyer!

“The Affair” wins two Golden Globes Congratulations to Eric Overmyer, an Executive Producer and Writer for Showtime’s new hit series, The Affair.  The Affair picked up two Golden Globes during Sunday’s award presentation—including one for Best Drama Series.  Its second globe went to lead actress Ruth Wilson. Overmyer received a NYFA Fellowship for Playwriting in…

2015 Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

NYFA’s Benefit is April 14 at 583 Park Avenue NYFA is pleased to announce the following honorees for the 2015 Hall of Fame Benefit.  Since 2011 we’ve honored artists and patrons of the arts whose artistic vision, dedication and uncompromising integrity represent the best that NYFA has to offer.  Join us on April 14, 2015 as we…