Tag: immigrant artist



Conversations | The Immigrant Artist Biennial (TIAB)

“To me, art has to shake things up, question the status quo, move barriers, erase genre-borders, engage the unseen, expose the unheard, and be somewhat difficult.” – Katya Grokhovsky Artist, curator, and Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program participant Katya Grokhovsky envisioned an inclusive space for contemporary artists of all nationalities based in the U.S. and made it a…

Apply Now | Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program for Visual and Multidisciplinary Artists 2020

The deadline to apply to this competitive NYC-based program is Monday, December 16, 2019 at 11:59 PM (EST). Are you an immigrant artist working in the visual or multidisciplinary arts? Are you within commuting distance to the Tri-State Metropolitan area? If yes, consider joining The New York Foundation for the Arts’ (NYFA) growing immigrant artist community…

Apply Now | Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program for Visual and Multidisciplinary Artists

Program offered free of charge to selected participants; deadline to apply is Sunday, November 4, 2018, 11:59 PM EST. Are you an immigrant artist working in the Visual or Multidisciplinary Arts? Are you within commuting distance of the Tri-State Metropolitan area? If yes, consider joining The New York Foundation for the Arts’ (NYFA) growing immigrant…

Artist News: Compendium at Islip Art Museum

“Compendium details the interchangeable qualities of art and science. This exhibition considers artists that are planted in both disciplines, offering the Islip Art Museum and their visitors a survey of art and the artists that drive the conversation.” Beth Giacummo (MARK ’09) and Lorrie Fredette (MARK ’09) co-curated Compendium for the Islip Art Museum. Compendium also features work from Brandon Ballengée…

RICA TAKASHIMA, ALIENS AND OTHER EXTRATERRESTRIAL BEINGS

I still can’t forget how I thought, “we are like lonely Martians or something, huh.” Visual Artist Rica Takashima is the recent recipient of a NYFA Opportunity Grant and an alumna of NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Program (IAP). Since moving to the United States from Japan, Takashima has worked tirelessly to share her work with new…