Highlights from the May IAP Newsletter #81

Highlights from the May IAP Newsletter #81

Are you currently receiving our free Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter?

In this month’s issue, we are celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month. Our highlights include:

  • An exhibition hosted by The New York Department of State’s Office of New Americans featuring the work of our Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program alumni Julio Austria (IAP ‘14), Sophia Chizuco (IAP ’13, ’14), Eleen Lin (IAP ’10, ’15), and Suyeon Na (IAP ’14) in support of #IAmAnImmigrant Campaign.
  • Professional development resources such as The Surviving Artist in a Changing New York, at Brooklyn Historical Society, which will talk about the effect of New York’s convulsive cultural, financial, and political changes on writers, and the Legal Primer for Artists: Leasing Commercial and Residential Space & Dealing with Tax Issues.
  • 10 opportunities and deadlines including the We are all Migrants Poster Competition 2016, the Sculpture Center Open Call, in  which artists selected for the In Practice exhibition will receive up to $2,000 in production support, and the The Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in the Arts’ $50,000 award to 3 young artists, under the age of 38 who were born outside of the United States.
  • 2 featured events including Uptown Arts Stroll, with open studios, art exhibitions, concerts, literary events, and performances, and Historical Refugee Walk, in honor of the UNHCR’s World Refugee Day 2016.
  • Other IAP Alumni exhibitions featuring artists Denise Treizman (IAP ’14), Liene Bosquê (IAP ’12, ’13, ’14), Isabelle Garbani (IAP ’13), Liesl Pfeffer (IAP ’13, ’15), Claudia Sohrens (IAP ’11, ’13), and Joiri Minaya’s (IAP ’15).
  • 8 featured job opportunities around the country from NYFA Classifieds.
  • And more!

Don’t miss next month’s issue: sign up for free here. Find out more about NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Program (IAP).

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Amy Aronoff
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