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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.”

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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.

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YoungArts exhibit features work from alums [Miami.com]

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.