Rory Golden from New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) comes to Philadelphia. There will be two free Golden opportunities to find out more information for funding individual and organizations for art projects. Rory Golden is the Program Officer of External Affairs and Fiscal Sponsorship at NYFA and will be speaking to individual artists across disciplines and small/emerging arts organizations — visual, performing, literary artists and filmmakers.
Golden’s presentation will include information on two of NYFA’s main fundraising and support programs through NYFA Source and Fiscal Sponsorship to provide services for the artistic community nationwide.
NYFA’s extensive fundraising and support programs are available to artists nationwide.
You can attend one of two sessions offered:
Friday March 19 at 6:00pm
Artists U. at The Parlor
1170 S. Broad Street
Contact Andrew Simonet
The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) was founded in 1971 with the mission to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives. Each year NYFA awards close to $1 million to individual artists and small organizations. NYFA Learning programs serve thousands of artists through workshops, panel discussions, and individual mentoring on topics ranging from grant writing and budgeting to creating an artist portfolio and audience development. The Fiscal Sponsorship program is one of the largest and most established in the country and helps artists and organizations raise and manage over $3 million annually. Finally, the website, NYFA.org, received over 4.4 million unique visits last year and contains in-depth information about more that 8,000 opportunities and resources for artists in all disciplines.
ABOUT RORY GOLDEN
Rory Golden brings strong experience in supporting artists and an active artist’s professional practice to his position at NFYA. As Executive Director at the Center for Book Arts (2000 – 2004) in New York, Rory established various new programs to support artists. These include a new exhibition series, a letterpress broadsides poetry reading series, a workspace artist-in-residence program for emerging artists, and a tuition-free class for emerging writers. He left the position in 2004 to pursue his own challenging creative projects. Also a practicing artist, Golden has exhibited his artwork widely in both solo and group shows at venues such as the Spruill Gallery in Atlanta, the Denver International Airport and both the San Francisco and New York Public Libraries. His work has been recognized with fellowships from Yaddo, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, the Blue Mountain Center and the National Academy of Fine Arts. Recent grants include an Idea Capital Grant, a Puffin Foundation Grant and a research grant from Duke University Libraries Special Collections. His artwork was recently on view in the Art Papers 11 Annual Art Auction.