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Introducing | 2019 Murray Reich Distinguished Artist Award Recipient Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

Smith recognized with $12,000 unrestricted cash award for mature visual artists with a long history of creative practice. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced Jaune Quick-to-See Smith as the 2019 recipient of its Murray Reich Distinguished Artist Award. The $12,000 award, which was established in 2015, recognizes artistic excellence and provides resources…

Artist News | Fiscal Sponsorship

Check out two Fiscally Sponsored projects by artists who work at the intersection of arts and social justice. Folks in and around New York City and Chicago – we encourage you to join NYFA Fiscally Sponsored artists at performances and installations in these two cities this week! We are delighted to share this interview with…

Conversations | Maria Michaels Enchants in “Tarab”

“Tarab is an extreme emotional transformation leading to intense feelings of joy, sorrow, or sadness, a concept with no exact english translation.” Producer, actress, and screenwriter Maria Michaels brings a fictional story of an overworked Lebanese-American lawyer to life in her NYFA Fiscally Sponsored project, Tarab. A story of familial and cultural expectations, humor, and passion,…

Introducing | NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program Recipients and Finalists

NYFA has awarded $661,000 to 98 New York State artists working in the categories of Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design, Choreography, Music/Sound, Photography, and Playwriting/Screenwriting. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program, which it has administered for the past 33 years with leadership support from the…

Artist News | Fiscal Sponsorship

Infuse your summer with innovative artistic experiences. Whether you’re galavanting through the southern United States, touring New York City, or are a Brooklyn local looking for summer fun, treat yourself to art by NYFA Fiscally Sponsored projects. Catch the last weekend of Heidi Neilson’s Sonic Planetarium at Present Co on July 6-7 from 1:00 PM…