Tag: maria villafranca



Business of Art | Making it Work Outside of New York City

How to cultivate your creative practice and career where you live and beyond. New York City has a wealth of resources for artists and creative consumers alike, yet there are also challenges associated with being a working artist here, including a high cost of living and limited opportunities for affordable workspace. As much as we…

Don’t Miss A Deadline | Find and Track Applications

How to find and manage application deadlines to support your creative practice. For most working artists, the path to completing a project means one thing: submitting applications. It is rare to be able to fund a project through a single source, which means you will probably find yourself applying to a wide variety of resources,…

Register Now | How to Find and Land Your Dream Job in the Arts!

This February 18 workshop will help you define your career path, find opportunities, and walk you through all stages of a job search. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce its next online workshop "How to Find and Land Your Dream Job in the Arts,“ presented by Maria Villafranca, NYFA Coach and…

Creative Careers | How, Why, and When to Negotiate Salary

A salary negotiation is one step toward you understanding your value. 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. Employee raises, in most cases, are based on your…

Business of Art | Protect Your Work from Natural Disasters

A disaster plan is essential for a safe and sustainable creative practice. At New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), we strive to empower artists to apply business principles to their creative careers with the goal of supporting their work and growing resources for their projects over the long haul. As winter weather impacts several…