Highlights from the IAP Newsletter #96
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Here are this month’s highlights:
- An interview with Spanish artist and Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program alumnus Pablo Lerma, which was conducted by Judy Cai and Alicia Ehni.
- Featured event Brooklyn Book Festival, one of America’s premier book festivals and the largest free literary event in New York City.
- 17 opportunities for artists, including the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Creative Engagement Grants, an arts funding program that provides seed grants to individual artists and non-profit organizations for projects and activities that offer Manhattan communities diverse artistic experiences; and the Lee & Low Books’ New Voices Award, that provides cash prize and publication to a children’s picture book manuscript by a writer of color.
- August’s Featured Subscriber Meschida Philip, a Grenadian-American filmmaker who hopes to use her films to shed a light on social issues, especially those surrounding the Caribbean Diaspora.
- An invitation to the Artists as Innovators: Celebrating Three Decades of NYSCA/NYFA Fellowships exhibition opening in New Paltz, NY; the announcement of a new Doctor’s Hours for Visual and Multidisciplinary Artists on September 12; and other NYFA events.
- Professional development and resources for artists such as ActionNYC, a network made up of trusted community organizations and attorneys who will provide the services that immigrants need in the communities that they call home and in the languages that they speak; and the New York City’s Financial Empowerment Center, which helps people going through financial difficulties understand and tackle different issues.
- Our welcome to new IAP intern Evian Pan.
- 7 featured job opportunities from NYFA Classifieds.
- And a brand new layout to improve your reading experience!
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Image: Filmmaker Meschida Philip; Photo: Jackie Bailey, Pinkreel