For Bernardo Fort-Brescia and the architects at Arquitectonica, giving to local charities and organizations has meant more then cutting checks or supporting fundraisers.
National YoungArts Foundation commissioned five multidisciplinary teams, each comprising three artists and told them to go nuts exploring the theme of “Transformations.”
Asheville-based film artist Kira Bursky is participating in Transformations, a new commissioning program at the National YoungArts Foundation.
The foundation created a survey of work by artists who have all graduated the program, even before it was called YoungArts.
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.