Tag: money



Building a Project Budget

Creating a good budget does not have anything to do with liking math or being a numbers person. It is a form of storytelling.  Just like a 60-second elevator pitch or a 500-word narrative, a project budget is a tool for communication. It is an incredibly useful tool for helping individual artists conduct their practices…

Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Job Listings

Keep these red flags in mind when searching for jobs online and in initial steps of the recruitment process. Changing careers can be stressful enough without having to sift through faulty job listings. At NYFA, we do our best to exclude falsely advertised jobs from our Classifieds board, but these listings do appear from time…

Are you ready for tax season?

Don’t wait until the last day to complete your taxes; do a bit at a time! Tax season has officially arrived. Most people loathe filing their taxes, but it doesn’t have to be a painful experience. Here are some things to take into account when preparing for tax time: 1.) Develop a Plan Don’t wait until…

The Business of Art: The Fine-Art Adoption Network

  Audra Wolowiec, pocket cloud. Metallic film. Last year, Class 808 at M.S. 131 in Manhattan’s Chinatown wrote to artist Audra Wolowiec asking if they might “adopt” her uneditioned multiple, pocket cloud, a square of recycled metallic film, sky blue on one side and silver on the other, with attached instructions to crumple the film into a ball, “place in…

The Business of Art: Looking Debt in the Eye

Esther Robinson’s acclaimed first film, A Walk into the Sea: Danny Williams and The Warhol Factory, was made possible through personal credit. What’s the upside of the current recession? Clarity about credit. It’s time for us to finally recognize that no gallery, grant, agent, or god is going to make our credit woes disappear. The economy is bad…