Happening at Nyfa



The NYFA grant was so important. It gave me concrete support to move my sculpture forward at a difficult time, and perhaps even more importantly, made me feel my work was valued and worthwhile. Janet Echelman (Fellowship, Architecture/Environmental Structures, 2006) NYFA’s interview with Echelman will be published Apr. 17, as part of our monthly Meet a NYFA…

It was the most immensely encouraging thing. It had been seven years since I’d finished my first novel and the NYFA grant made me feel that I might yet finish another one. It took the edge off my doubt and spurred me to start working seriously again. It was a turning point for me as…