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May 8, 2013
In This Issue
Meet A NYFA Artist: Carol Golemboski
Upcoming NYFA Learning Programs
Welcome New NYFA Staff Members!
Advertising Discount for Artists!
NYFA Artists Now
Artist Resources & Deadlines
NYFA Partner Event

Meet A NYFA Artist: Carol Golemboski
NYFA talks to Carol Golemboski (NYFA Fellow in Photography, 2002) about her new interactive artist’s book for the iPad, Psychometry, based on her photographic series of the same name.

"The pictures in Psychometry are designed to be mysterious, foreboding and ironic. I wanted the interactive book to have a little bit more whimsy and to be as much about the creative process as the images themselves."

Psychometry recently won the "Outstanding E-Book Achievement" award from the Independent Publisher Book Awards. Congrats, Carol!

Read the full interview here.

Upcoming NYFA Learning Programs
NYFA Grant Workshop “Elements of a Proposal”
Date: Tuesday, May 14th: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 211 South 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Program Fee: $15. RSVP to Tina Orlaindi at

Presented in collaboration with El Puente CADRE (Community Artists' Development & Resource Exchange), a network of local artists, artisans and cultural workers organized and supported by El Puente. New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will provide a grant workshop “Elements of a Proposal” for artists from all disciplines.

The workshop will be translated for Spanish-speaking artists.

Doctor's Hours For Visual Artists:

Date: Thursday, May 30th, 6-9 p.m.
Location: NYFA's offices, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn NY 11201
Registration: Online registration always takes place two weeks prior to the date of the event. The link to registration will be available on the Doctor’s Hours for Visual Artists webpage on May 16 at 10am.

Have a new body of work no one has seen? Have a new website? Ready for some feedback? Come to NYFA's Doctor's Hours for individual, 20-minute one-on-one consultations with local curators, critics and gallerists. Get practical and professional advice in person from one or more arts professionals. Each appointment is $25, with a three appointment limit and the opportunity to share your work will be provided.

More information:
Welcome New NYFA Staff Members!

Please join us in welcoming our new staff members! From left: Liz Flyntz, Program Officer, Artists’ Fellowships; Tracy Francis, NYFA Event Rental Coordinator; Jennifer Catton, Program Associate, NYFA Learning/Professional Development; and Alex Hatcher, Senior Officer, Web Technology.
Advertising Discount for Artists!
Artists: Are you looking for an affordable way to promote your work? NYFA offers a 30% discount off of regular banner ad prices to artists who are advertising their own events and exhibitions. The ads appear on NYFA's Events page, which receives more than 30,000 page views per month. Promote your concerts and performances, exhibitions, new productions, portfolio websites, readings, and signings! See the discounted rates here, and email if you have questions about advertising with NYFA.
NYFA Artists Now
Alexandra Pacula, Animated Grid, Oil on Canvas, 74" x 84"
Alexandra Pacula, Animated Grid, Oil on Canvas, 74" x 84"
Alexandra Pacula (NYFA Fellow in Painting, 2010) is currently in a two-person show with Gary Ruddell at Gallery Henoch in Chelsea through May 25th.

Emily Barletta
(NYFA Fellow in Crafts, 2009) is participating in the group exhibition Repetition and Ritual: New Sculpture in Fiber at the Hudgens Center for the Arts’ Fowler Gallery in Duluth, Georgia through May 25th.

Kelly Merchant (NYFA Mark Artist 2011, Woodstock) has a solo photography exhibition, The Secret Language of Flowers, at Joyce Goldstein Gallery in Chatham, New York through May 18th.

Cui Fei (NYFA Fellow in Crafts, 2007) has a solo show, Tracing the Origin, at Chambers Fine Art in Manhattan through June 7, 2013.

Fred Ho (NYFA Fellow in Music Composition, 1989, 1994 and 2004) wrote the music, concept and script for the music/theater piece Deadly She-Wolf Assassin at Armageddon, playing May 16 through June 2 at La MaMa’s Ellen Stewart Theatre in Manhattan.

Laura Pruden (Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp Participant, 2011) will be appearing in the New York City production of “Listen To Your Mother,” a 24-city series of live readings in honor of Mother’s Day, on May 12th at Symphony Space in New York City. Laura discusses the show here.

Artist Resources & Deadlines
New Article on NYFA's website: The Business Side of Your Practice:Learn how to set goals and use them to develop an artist toolkit for success in "The Business of Practicing Your Art Part One" written by NYFA Source Program Associate, Toccarra Thomas.

NYFA Presentation in Kansas City Available Online: Eleanor Whitney, NYFA
Program Officer, External Affairs & Fiscal Sponsorship , gave a presentation on NYFA's programs and services at the The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on April 22nd. If you missed the talk, you can watch it here.

May 15, 2013
Rockaway Barrier Beautification Project solicits proposals for an initiative to paint the jersey barriers which will be installed to protect pedestrians and bicyclists on Shore Front Parkway in New York City. Selected artists will receive a $2,000 honorarium and $500 stipend to complete and implement the design and cover necessary materials.

May 15, 2013
Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts Curatorial Proposals are being accepted for the 2014-2015 exhibition schedule for the Museum's main gallery in Brooklyn on the following themes: women’s rights, the economy and capitalism, and environmental justice. From a competitive application process, MoCADA selects three exhibition proposals for further development each year.

May 17, 2013
American Numismatic Association Art of Engraving Scholarship supports 6 students’ attendance at ANA’s 2013 Summer Seminar, June 22-28, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Selected students will explore the ancient art of hand die engraving as well as modern processes currently used to create coins and medals. The scholarship includes tuition, lodging and meals for one week and up to $400 reimbursement for transportation costs.

May 21, 2013
Queens Museum Studio Program provides visual artists with subsidized workspace and public visibility in the museum’s new studio wing in Queens, New York. In designating permanent real estate to the long-term development of new work on-site, as well as to creating a community of artists, the Queens Museum aims to promote artists’ creative process and professional development.

June 12, 2013
Watermill Center Artist Residency Program invites artists of all disciplines to take up residence at The Watermill Center in Water Mill, NY to create collaborative works that critically investigate, challenge, and extend the existing norms of performance practice. It gives young artists the opportunity to live and work at The Watermill Center as a home to create and develop new work. $10 application fee.

July 2, 2013
New Orleans Fringe Festival is accepting proposals for theater of all types, particularly original works and innovative adaptations, to present as part of the sixth annual Fringe Festival, November 20-24, 2013. $25 application fee.

To find more opportunities, professional resources, and publications, please visit NYFA Source.

For jobs, competitions, event listings, and available studio spaces, please visit NYFA Classifieds

NYFA Partner Event
For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Asian American Arts Alliance and the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) present Iva:The Myth of Tokyo Rose, Allegiance on Trial at the Asia Society on May 16th and 17th. Thursday’s performance will be followed by an exclusive reception with members of the cast, crew, and special guests. The Friday performance and talk back will be geared toward high school and college students.
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