The arts job search in New York City - it can be intimidating, exhausting, and sometimes seemingly never-ending. And though you can do absolutely everything right in pursuit of your dream job, there are often so many external factors that also need to line-up perfectly in order to land it. Knowing where to start, how to maximize your time, bolster your application, and ultimately, manage your sanity are crucial tactics as you begin your search and are all topics we discussed at ypa’s Jobs Hunting in the Arts panel co-hosted at Sotheby’s Institute of Art on June 18, 2019.Read More
This fall, YPA partnered with the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Emerging Leaders program to present the workshop, Managing Up and Down: Conflict Resolution in the Workplace alongside mentors Judith Pineiro, Executive Director at Association of Art Museum Curators, Maria Villafranca, Director of Communications at The Andy Warhol Foundation, and Renee Foster, Chair of Fundraising and Development for the Universal Hip Hop Museum. The mentors shared their own experiences facing conflict head on in the field and we had a chance to discuss as a group various scenarios typically encountered in the workforce. We learned quite a deal from the evening and gathered up some key takeaways for approaching conflict.
The last ELNYA/YPA workshop brought together young art professionals on October 10 at the Roger Smith hotel to learn and hone their pitching skills from Vladimir Vukicevic, Co-Founder and CEO of Meural.
Pitching is an integral part of every art professionals day-to-day life. Whether you’re looking for a new job, telling colleagues about a new idea, seeking funding for an arts project, or looking for funders or investors for a new production. Great pitching skills will always be useful to you.Read More