Design Arts accepts portfolios in architecture, product, graphic, and fashion design. Portfolios should demonstrate original thinking and an ability to effectively materialize ideas, from concept sketches to final design.
To be eligible, you must be able to answer ”Yes“ to these statements:
- I am either a citizen of the United States, a permanent resident/green card recipient, or I can demonstrate that I am legally able to receive taxable income in the United States.
- I am in grades 10–12 or 15–18 years of age on December 1 of the year I am applying.
- If I’m selected as a Finalist, this would be my first time attending National YoungArts Week.
The requirements for the 2023 competition are listed in the downloadable PDF below.
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