Teaching artists who work for non-profits that receive funding from New York State might want to pay attention to the budget crisis in Albany. The fiscal year has ended and begun, still, there is no budget agreement in the state capital. As has happened in the past, the arts are on the cutting block. Governor David Paterson's proposed cuts to the New York State Council on the Arts are looking to be somewhat severe, as in apocalyptic.
Now, would be time to voice your opinion about the Governor's proposed 40% cut to NYSCA local assistance funding.