Meet Eleanor Callott Whitney of NYFA at Find & Follow Your Passion on April 6

More than 35 top creative professionals will be sharing their insight with us for Find & Follow Your Passion, our full-day conference taking place on April 6th at The New School. We’re thrilled to introduce you to one of our speakers, Eleanor Callott Whitney.


Eleanor Callott Whitney is a writer, educator, arts programmer and manager, and musician raised in Maine and living in Brooklyn, New York. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Cultural Studies from Eugene Lang College and a Masters in Public Administration from Baruch College. She is the author of Grow: How to Take Your Do It Yourself Project and Passion to the Next Level and Quit Your Job!, which will be released on June 1st by Cantankerous Titles and Microcosm Publishing. She works to empower artists and creatives to think of themselves as entrepreneurs and in making projects happen smoothly and successfully, no matter what their discipline and scope.

Eleanor has worked at the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Rubin Museum of Art. She plays guitar and sings in the indie rock band Corita and writes art, culture, and nonprofit management for publications and websites such as the DIY Business Association, Boxx Magazine, ArtsFwd, and For over ten years, she published the personal zine Indulgence and helped to found the annual Portland Zine Symposium in 2001. She keeps a personal blog at

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Join Eleanor Callott Whitney and over 250 young creatives for a full day of discussions, hands on workshops, networking, and fun. Meet the coolest creatives and companies in New York City, learn about different industries, and make great connections with peers and professionals.

Join us for this life-changing day of inspiration and actionable career tips. Register today.

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About the Author

Sara is the Managing Editor for the NY Creative Interns blog. She's also a Hofstra University alumnae and a Campus Coordinator for The World Needs More Love Letters. Follow her on Twitter @SaraMBrink and read her blog, Letters From A (Someday) Editor.

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