Career Information & Professional Development
- Foundations, Grants & Awards
- Career Information
- Artists' Statements
- Health & Safety
- NYSS Professional Development Resources
The Art List - Newsletter of American art competitions and juried awards. Sign up for monthly email listings
Pollock-Krasner Foundation - Provides funding for individual artists beginning their careers
Arts & Healing Network - List of funding organizations specifically focused on the arts
Mid-Atlantic Arts Organization - Regional organization of state agencies offering programs to artists through grants and technical assistance
Creative Capital Foundation - National, nonprofit organization that supports artists pursuing innovative approaches to form and content in the visual arts and emerging fields
Fund for Women Artists - Funding resource for individual female artists, and also provides networking opportunities for women artists
American Academy in Rome - Application information for the Rome Prize for independent study in the arts
Sculpture Awards - Resources for sculptors specifically, offering information on foundations, grants and awards
The Foundation Center - Listings of other sites to aid research into grants
Writing Proposals - Help from the Foundation Center in writing different kinds of proposals
Also visit the Career Services page of the website for more information on who to contact at the School and help available to you!
New York Foundation for the Arts - NYFA gives more support to artists and art organizations than any other private organization in the country. Includes information on fellowships (see link below) as well as job listings, internships, event listings, and general opportunities for artists in the NY region
CUE Art Foundation - A forum for contemporary art based in Chelsea that provides opportunities for under-recognized artists. Of particular interest to soon-to-be and recent graduates is their "Meeting Artists' Needs" program, but they also offer internships, exhibitions, and other programs
Higher Education Jobs - Career-specific listings for a variety of academic jobs in a range of institutions
New York State Teaching Certification - Information from the NYS Office of Teaching Initiatives providing basic resources on teaching in NYS, help in gaining certification for high school teaching and other resources for those interested in pursuing a teaching career at K-12 level
Art Deadlines List - Monthly email newsletter listing grant deadlines, awards, competitions and other time-sensitive opportunties
NYFA Fellowships - Cash awards for individual artists working in New York for unrestricted use, across a range of disciplines
Alliance of Artists Communities - Supports artist-in-residence programs and provides information on application and availability
Artists Resume Guide - Information and guidelines on writing artist-specific resumes from the College Art Association
Artist CV Guide - Guidelines and examples on writing artist-specific long Curriculum Vitae from the College Art Association
Portfolio Development - Information from NYFA on preparing a portfolio: writing statements, resumes and CVs, etc.
Writing an Artist's Statement - from ECUAD, a how-to guide
Explaining the Unexplainable - Information from artbusiness.com explaining the need for a statement, items to include, language, and style
Studio Hazards - Overview of the hazards of the art studio, including information on pigment and material safety
Each fall, NYSS provides workshops for full-time enrolled students on a variety of topics, including practical workshops on materials, health and safety issues in the studio, and preparation of digital portfolios. The Fall 2009 series had a blog for students that included postings of resources, information, and themes for upcoming seminars. Use the link below to view messages and ideas.
Below are links to PDF documents from the Fall 2007 workshop series.
- Week 1: Grounds Demonstration
- Week 2: Health & Safety in the Studio
- Week 3: Pigments & Binders
- Week 4: Introduction to Digital Technology
- Week 5: Introduction to PhotoShop
- Week 6: Writing a Resume & Writing a CV
- Week 7: Slide Registries
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