YoungArts winners in the visual, literary, performing and design arts have the opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate with fellow peers and luminaries in their artistic field. During the intensive, week-long and all-inclusive program, artists across 10 disciplines participate in master classes and workshops with internationally recognized leaders, including authors Joan Morgan
, Sir Salman Rushdie
, dancer and choreographer Nora Chipaumire
, visual artists Mickalene Thomas
, Derrick Adams
and Jose Párlá
, Tony Award winner vocal coach Joan Lader
, and Grammy nominees Michael McElroy
(1985 Winner in Musical Theater) and Ben Wendell
, saxophonist Adam Larson
(2009 Winner in Jazz); and acclaimed pianist Elizabeth Joy Roe
(2000 Winner in Classical Music).
To view a complete list of the 2017 Master Teachers, Selection Panel and National Reviewers, click here.