Our Mission

YoungArts identifies the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary and performing arts, and provides them with creative and professional development opportunities and support throughout their careers.

Dancer Shamel Pitts during his residency | Winner in Jazz during YoungArts LA

Our Vision

To empower artists to pursue a life in the arts.

James Allister Sprang during his In Process Residency | Chiemeka Offor photographing

Our Values

Our core values are excellence, collaboration, inclusivity, experimentation, respect and integrity. These concepts underpin our efforts to provide artists with space, funding, mentorship, professional development and community. We strive to incorporate and communicate them throughout all of our programs.

Winner in writing attends a master class during YoungArts Week | Patty Suau during her In Process Residency