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NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring
Program: San Antonio

Don't miss out. Apply by January 15, 2018!


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Información en Español sobre NYFA Tutoría Para Artistas Immigrantes aquí.

 

Through the support of the Ford Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to announce the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: San Antonio, presented in collaboration with San Antonio local partners including SAY SíBlue Star ContemporaryArtpaceCity of San Antonio - Department of Arts and Culture, and the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures.

 

The program’s goal, within an inclusive safe space, is to foster a local community of artists sharing the immigrant experience and provide resources through entrepreneurial training, access to other artists, arts professionals, and organizations. The program offers immigrant artists the opportunity to focus on their creative practice and gain support and exposure for their work while upholding their distinct cultural identities.

 

The program will combine two of NYFA’s professional development programs, the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program in which NYFA provides access to artist mentors, art professionals via panels and workshops, with NYFA’s Artist As Entrepreneur Boot Camps that provide artists with the fundamental principles of sustainability in the arts.

 

This is a competitive program open to artists from all disciplines (performing, literary, visual, multi-disciplinary, video/fim/new media, interdisciplinary, folk and traditional arts) based in San Antonio, TX and provided free of charge to accepted participants. Program will run from February 2018 to June 2018, and will bring together San Antonio artists to nurture a productive environment for collaboration.

 

Deadline Extension: Monday, January 15, 2018 11:59 PM CST
Mandatory Sessions:

 

First Weekend Boot Camp Workshop:

Saturday, February 17, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, February 18, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Mid-program Check in:

Wednesday, March 28, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

 

Second Weekend Boot Camp Workshop:

Saturday, May 19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, May 20, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Topics to be featured include strategic planning, finance, law, marketing, and fundraising. Additional material will be drawn from NYFA’s popular textbook The Profitable Artist (Allworth Press, 2011).

 

*Attendance is mandatory to all sessions, so please check your calendar before applying.

*San Antonio based partners will host meetings.

 

Eligibility & Guidelines: Visit the application here for more details.

 

Questions? Contact the IAP Team at learning@nyfa.org

 

This program is made possible with the support of the Ford Foundation. Local support is provided by SAY SíBlue Star ContemporaryArtpaceCity of San Antonio - Department of Arts and Culture, and the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures

 

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