Tag: painting



Artists’ Fellowships “How to Video,”2015

An instructional video on completing NYFA’s 2015 Artists’ Fellowship Application  Running Order:0:00 – Introduction to Artists’ Fellowships 5:24 – Application Process (Creating a New Application, Applicant Information, Work Statement) 11:22 – Application by Category11:45 – Fiction13:32 – Folk/ Traditional Arts16:33 – Interdisciplinary Work 19:46 – Painting22:54 – Video/Film26:48 – Formatting Work Samples26:49 – Digital Images29:50…

Applications Open for 2015 NYFA Artists’ Fellowships

Apply for fellowships in Fiction, Folk/Traditional Arts, Interdisciplinary Arts, Painting, and Video/Film. NYFA Artists’ Fellowships are $7,000 cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York and/or Indian Nations of New York State for unrestricted use. Grants are awarded in 15 artistic disciplines with applications accepted in 5 categories…

Meet a NYFA Artist: Ali Banisadr

NYFA talks to Ali Banisadr (Fellowship, Painting, 2010) about drawing during air raids, the encyclopedic nature of his work, and his current exhibition, Motherboard,on view at the Sperone Westwater Gallery in New York City through April 19. NYFA: Congratulations on your new exhibition, Motherboard. How long did the entire collection take to complete? AB: The…

The Business of Art: A Conversation with Jenny Dubnau

Jenny Dubnau sees the act of portrait-painting as making fictions of sorts, though she seeks to get as close to the truth as she can in her unflinchingly realist work. She’s been called “brave” for paintings that she’s made, particularly her meticulous renderings of her own facial “flaws”; moles, nose shine, and blood-shot, tired eyes.…