visual arts

Call for Art - "Speak Up, Speak Out" Youth Summit

Call for Art - "Speak Up, Speak Out" Youth Summit

Young New York artists between 10 and 24 years old that explore issues of policing, criminal justice, and police-community relations in their visual arts (photography, painting, graphic design, illustration, or video) can submit their artwork. Email images of work or a link to the video and artist statement to youthsummit@ccrb.nyc.gov by February 1, 2019.

Vans Custom Culture 2019 High School Shoe Customization Contest

 Vans Custom Culture 2019 High School Shoe Customization Contest

Vans Custom Culture Contest is a national high school customization competition using blank Vans shoes to be customized around specific themes.
 Grand Prize winner receives $75,000 for their school’s art program.

Registration is open January 2nd - January 31st, 2019.

Participate in a Public Art Project

Participate in a Public Art Project

Public Artist-in-Residence Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is capturing New Yorkers’ experiences with anti-Black racism and gender harassment through postcards for the series of art projects to be unveiled in the fall. Tell your story on a postcard at the following locations. Participation is completely anonymous. By submitting a postcard, you consent to participate in this art project.

Art Ready Program at Smack Mellon

Art Ready Program at Smack Mellon

Smack Mellon’s Art Ready program brings high school aged artists in 10th to 12th grades into the studios of NYC’s most innovative and inspiring cultural makers. The program is open to students attending NYC public high schools. 

International Center of Photography Teen Academy Classes

International Center of Photography Teen Academy Classes

ICP’s Teen Academy program serves over 600 high school students a year, with the goal of fostering self-expression and community development among a diverse group of teens. Teen Academy offers a range of opportunities for students to develop their knowledge of photography, critical thinking, writing, and public speaking.