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A Look Into YoungArts’ Transformations [The New Tropic]

National YoungArts Foundation commissioned five multidisciplinary teams, each comprising three artists and told them to go nuts exploring the theme of “Transformations.”

Screen scene: Local film news [Mountain XPress]

Asheville-based film artist Kira Bursky is participating in Transformations, a new commissioning program at the National YoungArts Foundation.

YoungArts exhibit features work from alums []

The foundation created a survey of work by artists who have all graduated the program, even before it was called YoungArts.

YoungArts Salon Explores How Artists Engage Communities With Their Work—and Social Issues [Knight Foundation]

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.

Tony Bennett Wins Shiny Gold Jeff Koons Balloon Rabbit at National Art Awards [Artnet News]

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.

A step into ‘Doug Aitken: Electric Earth’: MOCA’s newest exhibition [Los Angeles Times]

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.

YoungArts Brings Big-Name Alumni Back to Campus With "MouthWater" [Miami New Times]

Every year, YoungArts Awareness Day celebrates the outstanding artists that make up the organization's roster of alumni.

Melting guns into musical instruments? That's just 1 idea to transform Miami [Miami Herald]

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.

Leo Castaneda- Items in Varied Renders at IRL Miami [Or Another]

Leo Castaneda’s solo exhibition “Items in Varied Renders” at IRL Miami features paintings, drawings, video, interactive sculpture and virtual reality.

Surreal dance stories from Cuba [Miami Herald]

Dance from Cuba, like its music, has a hot reputation - beautiful bodies powered by rhythm, sensuality, and instinct.

YoungArts' Presidential Scholar Cornelius Tulloch Straddles the Worlds of Art and Architecture [Miami New Times]

Last month, 18-year-old Cornelius Tulloch visited the nation’s capital for the first time.