DUMBO First Thursday & Fellowship Application Info Session

DUMBO First Thursday & Fellowship Application Info Session

See you in DUMBO on December 1 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join us during Dumbo’s monthly First Thursday Gallery Walk at NYFA Gallery to view the exhibition, Borderless: In Residence and for an informal NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Application Info Session on December 1, 2016 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk
December Walk: Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Exhibition Dates: November 3, 2016 – February 10, 2017
Location: NYFA Gallery, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn NY 11201

Informal Application Q&A with Program Officer, Fellowships/Curatorial, Jacque Donaldson
NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Info Session: drop-in on Thursday, December 1, 2016 between 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: NYFA, Small Conference Room, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn NY 11201

Stop by anytime during the gallery walk to view an in-depth presentation on how to apply for the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Award. NYFA staff will be available throughout the evening to answer specific questions about the award and the application process.

The 2016 – 2017 application cycle accepts work in the following categories:

  • Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts
  • Crafts/Sculpture
  • Digital/Electronic Arts
  • Nonfiction Literature
  • Poetry

The application deadline is Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 11:59 PM.

Borderless: In Residence features artists who have participated in NYFA’s national and international residency programs through partnerships with Wayne State University in Detroit, the University of Arts in London, Basil Alkazzi Artist-in-Residence, the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence, the Jamaican Center for Arts and Learning, Times Square Alliance, the Sheldon Museum, Flux Factory and the Node Center for Curatorial Studies.

Exhibiting artists include:
Golnar Adili (NYFA in Residence at Clemente Soto Velez)
Sonya Blesofsky (NYFA in Residence at Clemente Soto Velez)
Sander Breure and Witte van Hulzen (International Composers Exchange Program)
Faith Holland (Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Residence)
Elana Katz (Roger Smith Residence)
Joseph Keckler (NYFA in Residence at Clemente Soto Velez)
Kimia Kline (Basil Alkazzi Artist-in-Residence)
Hadi Nasiri (Sharing Perspectives Residency)
Roxa Smith (Basil Alkazzi Artist-in-Residence)
Chin Chih Yang (Woodstock Byrdcliffe Artist-in-Residence)

Borderless: In Residence is the first of a three-part exhibition series that includes Borderless: In Time opening at the Museum van Loon in Amsterdam on November 26, 2016 and Borderless: In Perspective, featuring NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Program Mentees at Lite-Haus Galerie in Berlin from December 3 – 17, 2016.

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are administered with leadership support from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


Find out more about NYFA’s Curatorial Services for organizations and the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program, a $7,000 unrestricted cash grant awarded to individual artists living and working in the state of New York. Sign up for NYFA’s bi-weekly newsletter by clicking here to keep up to date with grant and program deadlines, professional development workshop and exhibition openings.

Image credit: Installation shot of Borderless: In Residence by Jacque Donaldson

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