Highlights from the August IAP Newsletter #72
Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter? Highlights from this month’s issue include:
- A featured interview with Rica Takashima about how her experience as an immigrant has impacted her work, her exhibition at FLOW15, and the importance of artist mentorship.
- A spotlight with IAP alumna Priscila De Carvalho on finding inspiration, sustaining creativity, and her permanent sculpture, Bronx: Heart, Homeland, 2015, commissioned by the MTA Arts and Design Program.
- Events to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month and end-of-summer film festivals, craft fairs, and readings.
- 17 upcoming arts deadlines, including a book prize for immigrant and first-generation writers from Restless Books, a choreography competition with Joint Adventures, fellowships with The Field, Guggenheim Foundation, and Princeton University, NYFA’s September 30 fiscal sponsorship deadline, and a grant roundup for artists in New York City.
- Professional development events and resources, including #ArtistHotline on September 16, a discussion on copyright and fair use with Paul Dougherty, and teaching jobs from NYFA Classifieds.
- And more…
Image: Rica Takashima, El Barrio Comes in All Colors, Shapes and Sizes, Installation view, FLOW 15, Randall’s Island. Photo credit Maria Tolios.