Highlights from the Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter #99
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In this edition, we invited you to give NYFA a high five; rounded-up a few can’t-miss events featuring immigrant artists; paid homage to Fay Chiang; and more. Here are the highlights:
- A letter from Felicity Hogan, Director of NYFA Learning, explaining how to help NYFA keep supporting the arts. A $5 donation to NYFA would be greatly appreciated.
- Featured events with immigrant artists, including The Irish Arts Center Winter Solstice Celebration, the Jamaican tradition of the Grand Market, and the play [email protected] De La Bernarda.
- 19 opportunities to close down the year feeling accomplished! You can submit your chapbook to The Center for Book Arts Poetry Chapbook Program for a chance to have it beautifully designed and published; apply for the Socrates Sculpture Park – Emerging Artist Fellowship 2018 to receive a production grant, five-month studio access, and exhibition opportunity; and more.
- November’s Featured Subscriber, Italian performance artists Grazia Capri, who has been practicing dance since she was five years old.
- A summary what’s happening on NYFA Current, including our resources round-up for artists recovering from the impact of Hurricane Maria, which can also be read in Spanish.
- More resources for immigrants including NoMAA’s Technical Assistance Institute’s mini-symposium organized around the general theme of alternative, community-based, arts and culture programming in the uptown neighborhoods; and Chamber Music America’s 40th Anniversary Conference.
- Our congratulations to the IAP alumni Mimi Mondal (IAP ’17), Saïku Yaya Baldé (IAP ’17), Joni Cham (IPA ’16), Megumi Kaizu (IAP ’17), Ge Gao (IAP ’17), and Kátia Bandeira de Mello-Gerlach (IAP ’17), featured in Words Without Borders.
- Seven featured job opportunities from NYFA Classifieds.
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Image: Grazia Capri, Photo: Mirko Notarangelo