It was perhaps fitting that an event titled “Artists As Citizens” took place on the same evening of the final presidential debate of this election season.
The arts in all disciplines were celebrated at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 17, with the presentation of the 2016 National Arts Awards.
Envisioned as a “feast of aesthetics in the visual arts” by curator Robert Chambers, the exhibition “MouthWater” metaphorically stands for and conceptually examines works of art as an outcome of the hunger, drive and determination it takes to create new work as an artist.
Now in its fifth year at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition has announced the five jazz singers who will perform for the top prize honor.
Large-scale artworks by Robert Rauschenberg decorated the room, while alumni of the National YoungArts Foundation’s program for emerging artists performed a musical tribute to Bennett and Spalding, blending their musical styles.
As a recipient of the YoungArts award in Visual Arts in 1986, Doug Aitken has a great understanding of art and knows how important it is to all kinds of people, youth in particular.
Every year, YoungArts Awareness Day celebrates the outstanding artists that make up the organization's roster of alumni.
The third annual Young Arts Awareness Day will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 27 and runs through Monday, Nov. 21 with their new exhibition, "MouthWater," featuring a panoply of well documented YoungArts' winning artists of past years synergistically paired with emerging ideas from a new generation of winners.
YoungArts Awareness Day underscores the impact the organization has had on artists ages 15 to 18 to achieve their goals and build a strong professional network.
The National YoungArts Foundation announces a dynamic roster of new performances, showcases, exhibitions and cross-disciplinary collaborations for its 2016-2017 season.
To showcase artistic talent by expanding the free, outdoor Outside the Box series featuring new and reimagined multidisciplinary mash-ups created by talented YoungArts alumni at the organization’s iconic space.