Creative Careers

The Arts Administrators Creed: 5 Guiding Principles for Your Arts Admin Career
Empowering advice from arts administrators nationwide on how to define and achieve success in your life and work.

How, Why, and When to Negotiate Salary
Whether you are an entry-level employee or a seasoned arts professional, learning how to negotiate your salary is a necessary skill to both increase your long-term earning potential and advocate for advancements in your career.

How To: Get Your First Job in a Gallery
We’ve gathered tips from Wendy Olsoff, Co-Owner of P.P.O.W Gallery, on how to secure your first job at a gallery.

How I Found My Job at Artsy
An interview with Caroline Perkins, an inspirational arts professional who found her current role at Artsy through NYFA Classifieds.

Disability Awareness Resources for Employers and Job Seekers
A round-up of tips for employers to help encourage applications from individuals with disabilities.

Best Practices for Creative Job Seekers
We share tips for finding new opportunities, utilizing NYFA Classifieds, and best practices for the application process.

Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Job Listings
This article lists the red flags job seekers should note in their search for a new position.

Resources for Teaching Artists
As a teaching artist, it’s important to participate in professional development workshops and seek new opportunities.

Cover Letter Tips for Art Administrators
Write a new and unique cover letter for every position you apply for.

Five Commonly Asked Interview Questions
Examples of key job interview questions and tips on how to approach your answers.

How To: Get a Job in Development
An overview of training and responsibilities for careers in nonprofit fundraising.

How To: Get Your Start in Dance
A rundown of career paths and resources for dancers.

Ready to find your creative career? Visit NYFA Classifieds.

Image: Ronald A. Amstutz (Fellow in Performance/Multidisciplinary ’03)