Our Mission

YoungArts identifies exceptional young artists, amplifies their potential, and invests in their lifelong creative freedom.

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

Our Vision

A world that embraces artists as vital to
our humanity.

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