Events to Help You With Your NYFA Fellowships Application
This month you can attend events to assist you with your application for a NYFA Fellowship
For the past 30 years, the New York Foundation for the Arts has awarded Artists’ Fellowships of $7,000 to individual originating artists living and working in New York State and/or Indian Nations located therein for unrestricted use.
This year NYFA is accepting applications for the following categories:
- Architecture/Environmental Structures/Designs
Deadline: January 28, 2016
If you’re considering applying or are wondering if you’re eligible, you can attend the following events to talk to NYFA Fellowships staff, ask questions and make your application stand out:
NYFA’s Fellowship Application Seminar at ICP School
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: International Center of Photography School, Seminar B/Studio The School of the International Center of Photography, 1114 6th Ave (between 42nd and 43rd Street), New York, NY, 10036
Please note: School has its own entrance through the glass pavilion on Grace Plaza.
This event is free and open to the public, all artists and especially photographers.
Jacque Donaldson, Program Associate for Fellowships & Curatorial, will represent NYFA at ICP School by presenting a seminar that will provide information about NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship Award program, NYFA Resources and an in-depth discussion on the Photography Application.
NYFA’s Fellowship Application Seminar
Date: Monday, December 14, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: NYFA Offices, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY, 11201
Registration or RSVP: http://bit.ly/1OJslDv
This event is free and open to the public, especially artists based in NY State, artists in the following disciplines Architecture/Environmental Structures/Designs, Music/Sound, Choreography, Screenwriting/Playwriting, and Photography.
On Monday, December 14, Jacque Donaldson, Program Associate for Fellowships & Curatorial with Joe Gough, Program Associate, Fellowships, will present a seminar that will provide information about NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship Award program and an in-depth discussion on the application process. An opportunity for Q&A will be provided.
Guest speaker Sarah Walko, Director of Arts Programming at Marble House Project, a non-profit arts organization based in Vermont that provides residencies for artists in any creative discipline, will be offering additional tips and advice for applications based on her extensive experience of organizing and serving on application panels in NYC and beyond.
NYFA’s Fellowship Application Seminar at Gibney Dance Studio
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Gibney Dance Studio H, 280 Broadway, New York, NY 10007
RSVP required: http://goo.gl/forms/VjYiKL0Ek6
This event is free and open to the public, especially NY state based artists & choreographers
Joe Gough, Program Associate, Fellowships, will conduct an Application Seminar at Gibney Dance Studio for NYC based Choreographers.
You can also follow Gibney Dance Studio on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
The NYFA Artists’ Fellowship award accepts submissions in 15 different disciplines with 5 disciplines reviewed each year on a rotating 3 year cycle. Fellowships are awarded to artists of all career levels regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, or ability/disability.
NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowships are administered with leadership support from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.
Image credit: Alois Kronschlaeger (Fellow in Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design ‘13), Allotropisms, wood, aluminum mesh, white paint, 2011; James Carpenter (Crafts Fellow ’90); RoseAnne Spradlin (Fellow in Choreography ’98, ’06, ’13), Beginning of Something, 2011, Performers: Rebecca Serrell Cyr, Natalie Green, Rebecca Warner, Rebecca Wender, Platform painting: Craig Carlson, Live band: Kiku Collins, Shira Elias, Art Harahera, Elizabeth Frascoia and Queen Rose