Meet the YoungArts Summer Residency Artists

By YoungArts | May 23, 2024

This summer, YoungArts is opening its gallery to four local YoungArts winners. We’re excited to share our gallery space during this three-month residency, allowing the artists to create new work or continue pursuing ongoing projects. Each artist will receive a dedicated portion of the gallery for workspace and an artist…

YoungArts Community Spotlight: May 2024

By YoungArts | May 17, 2024

Each month, the YoungArts Community Spotlight highlights upcoming events, projects and press from YoungArts past winners, guest artists and panelists. In the News Timo Andres (2003 Classical Music & U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), Camille A. Brown (1997 Dance & U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), Brandon Victor Dixon (1999…

Microgrant Monday: May 2024

By YoungArts | May 6, 2024

Since November 2018, the Microgrants program distributes thousands of dollars monthly to support YoungArts winners with expenses related to professional or artistic development, including travel expenses to a residency, registration fees for a conference or class, the purchase of equipment, studio rental fees, and more. Since 2020, we have also…

YoungArts Community Spotlight: April 2024

By YoungArts | April 19, 2024

Each month, the YoungArts Community Spotlight highlights upcoming events, projects and press from YoungArts past winners, guest artists and panelists. In the News Mariah Barrera (2020, 2021 Film) interviewed by mitú about the mitú x Walmart Filmmaker Mentorship Program Victoria Canal (2015 Voice & U.S. Presidential Scholar…

In Residency at Baxter St: A Conversation with Zayira Ray

By YoungArts | April 18, 2024

This month, Zayira Ray (2018 Photography) presented her debut solo exhibition, interthread, as the culmination of her 2024 YoungArts at Baxter St Residency. interthread features portrait photographs that explore notions of belonging, love and kinship in Brown diasporic communities. Her work explores in-between moments, capturing rekindled moments of joy and…

YoungArts Community Spotlight: March 2024

By YoungArts | March 15, 2024

Each month, the YoungArts Community Spotlight highlights upcoming events, projects and press from YoungArts past winners, guest artists and panelists. In the News Terence Blanchard’s (1980 Classical Music) Jazz at Lincoln Center concerts reviewed in The New York Times Camille A. Brown (1997 Dance & U.S. Presidential…

Watch: YoungArts Presents

By YoungArts | February 29, 2024

Introducing YoungArts Presents! This new series tells an artist’s story through an artist’s lens. We’re introducing you to artists across the country, all YoungArts award winners, in films created by fellow YoungArts winners. Every artist has a different approach to artmaking, a different way of seeing the world, and a shared…

YoungArts Community Spotlight: February 2024

By YoungArts | February 16, 2024

Each month, the YoungArts Community Spotlight highlights upcoming events, projects and press from YoungArts past winners, guest artists and panelists. In the News Danielle Brooks (2007 Theater) in conversation with The New York Times about her Oscar nomination James Allister Sprang’s (2008 Visual Arts) audio-visual experience Rest…

YoungArts Community Spotlight: January 2024

By YoungArts | January 25, 2024

Each month, the YoungArts Community Spotlight highlights upcoming events, projects and press from YoungArts past winners, guest artists and panelists. In the News Matt Bomer (1996 Theater) featured in The New York Times Nicole Eisenman (1983 Visual Arts) featured in artnet Nile Harris…

What Past Winners Want You to Know About National YoungArts Week  

By YoungArts | January 5, 2024

This weekend, 2024 YoungArts winners with distinction will arrive in Miami to collaborate with peers across 10 disciplines, develop their craft with internationally recognized leaders in their fields and create lifelong connections during National YoungArts Week. We chatted with a few of last year’s winners– Sophie Pollono (2023 Theater), Hans Yang…

Watch: YoungArts TakeOne | Jasmine Bailey, India Carney, David Stewart

By YoungArts | January 2, 2024

With only five minutes to rehearse, three YoungArts winners come together to cover “Killing Me Softly With His Song.” Three musicians, five minutes to rehearse, one take. This is TakeOne. A group of past YoungArts winners were invited to L.A. to film a collaborative performance video. All they received was…

YoungArts Community Spotlight: December 2023

By YoungArts | December 15, 2023

Each month, the YoungArts Community Spotlight highlights upcoming events, projects and press from YoungArts past winners, guest artists and panelists. In the News Daniel Arsham (1999 Visual Arts) collaborating with Tiffany & Co. on new Pokémon collection Jon Batiste (2005 Jazz) releases new…