Level up your arts career—in your own time, at your own pace. 

Welcome to the next stage of your arts career

Build essential skills and gain insights from trusted experts in the arts industry in this learn-as-you-go platform for artists and cultural workers of all disciplines from New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). 

Our curriculum is informed by our experience:


Artists engaged through professional development programming worldwide


Years serving artists of all disciplines—performing, literary, & visual


Leading arts organizations & universities have hired NYFA to bring this expertise to their community

Mapping Your Creative Career

Create a blueprint for your creative practice with NYFA industry experts who will walk you through how to build an actionable plan to achieve your art career goals.

Writing About Your Work 

Unlock career opportunities by learning how to effectively communicate the Who, What, Why, and How of your artistic practice.
bundle offer

Get Both Courses

Access both courses for a $20 discount.
  I was able to prioritize, organize, and visualize next steps for my career as an artist. I left with a feeling of clarity and a much stronger sense of belonging.  
Melissa ConroyNY-Based Visual and Literary Artist

Interested in providing this course for your creative community?

We work with colleges, universities, and arts organizations to provide educational training to students, alumni, and artists of all disciplines. Contact learning@nyfa.org for inquiries.

Image: Loni Landon (Finalist in Choreography '22); "solace of surrender;" 2021; Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY; Photo Credit: Julia Drummon

Image: Alexander Levi and Amanda Schachter (Fellows in Architecture/Environmental Structures/Design '22), "Turntable," 2021, wood, steel, plastic 2-liter soda bottles, 3-ply polypropylene masks, Credit:
Photo by Andreas Symietz

Grow your creative career in your own time 


Gain insights from NYFA staff, artists, and industry leaders


Participate in dynamic exercises & activities