Understanding Artist Visas: Options for Immigrant Artists and Entertainers

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
11 – 12:30PM

Join immigration attorney Michael Cataliotti for an overview of the legal options for immigrant artists, entertainers, and entrepreneurs who seek to pursue an artistic career and remain in the United States.

This pay-what-you-wish virtual program, Part 1 of a two-part online program, will cover the most frequently utilized non-immigrant artist visa classifications and pathways to immigration, followed by a live Q&A from the audience. The session will focus on some of the most common legal issues encountered by immigrant artists who reside within the New York City Metropolitan area. Artists in all disciplines are welcome to join.

Please note: These online workshops are a guide and for general informational purposes only. It does not provide any specific legal advice nor create any attorney-client relationships.

Event Breakdown

What: Understanding Artist Visas: Options for Immigrant Artists and Entertainers
When: Tuesday, April 26, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET
Where: Virtual on Zoom
Audience: Artists of all disciplines who seek to pursue an artistic career and remain in the United States
Presenter: Michael Cataliotti, Attorney & Counselor at Law
Cost: Pay what you wish
Register: Register here
Questions: Email

Additional Details
Registrants will receive the Zoom link one day in advance of the program. This event will not be recorded.

Presenter’s Bio

Michael Cataliotti, Esq. is an attorney who has worked with and advised businesses from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, as well as prominent athletes, artists, entertainers, and entrepreneurs, such as international media conglomerates, BMG North America, Music at Work B.V., Lena Erziak, CB Insights, BotFactory Inc., and Soley Beverage Group.

A graduate of Hofstra University and St. John’s University School of Law, Cataliotti specializes in advising individuals and entities from such industries as sports, music, fashion, film, television, art, sciences, and technology about how to reach their respective corporate and immigration goals.

Cataliotti is admitted to practice in New York and is a regular contributor to the New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal; a faculty member at Lawline CLE; a frequent speaker on the topics of corporate transactions, sports and entertainment immigration, and entrepreneurship; a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) where he is an active participant on several committees; and was has been recognized as one of Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” since 2018. He is frequently contacted by other attorneys for advice and guidance regarding complex business immigration matters and corporate structuring.

*This program is presented by the Immigrant Artist Resource Center (NYC), which is part of NYFA Learning, the professional development arm of NYFA.