Downtown Arts District’s Young Artists Group spotlights Orlando’s talented young artists. The Young Artists Group (YAG) gives an outlet for artists 15-21 to express themselves through the joy of art. Art is then displayed at the CityArts Factory every 3RD Thursday of the month to display and sell the YAG's work.
Every month the YAG cultivates creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration from local mentors. Each month the next famous artist is waiting to be discovered in the Downtown Arts District's YAG.
Membership is moderated. Members are notified once you've been approved.
"Every artist was first an amateur" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Location: 29 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801
Latest Activity: Aug 3, 2016
The goal for the Young Artists Group (YAG) is to attract exceptional artistic talent, mentor, educate and help bring their remarkable work to audiences throughout the Downtown Arts District and beyond.
The age range for this group is between the ages of 15 and 24 years. Adults in the visual and performing arts interested in becoming a mentor and/or instructor are welcome to join this group. The Group will meet regularly online via the Slice, at CityArts and occasionally at performance venues and galleries in Downtown Orlando.
Monthly Third Thursday Exhibits:
Each month where there has been a mentor workshop held, the YAG members will display their work for that month reflecting the style, subjects and/or mediums of the mentor artist for the month. YAG members will rotate taking the responsibility for curating the YAG exhibit each 3RD Thursday. Adhering to deadlines and gallery guidelines will be a priority in YAG members' artistic development. Gallery themes, such as Halloween, will be incorporated into the YAG exhibits themes, as well. Email email@example.com to join!
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THANK YOU TO OUR PRESENTING SPONSOR, ORLANDO MAGIC!
Mayor Dyer and the Founding Members of the all-new Downtown Arts District's Young Artists Group 2010
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Call for Art! Young Artists, ages 15-21 are invited to submit work for the YAG Photography Show! A wide range of work, including traditional photography and mixed media work that includes…Continue
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Young Artists! Submit your work for the YAG Photography Exhibit on Monday, July 18 and Tuesday, July 19, at CityArts Factory from 11am-6pm. This exhibit will feature photography and mixed media works incorporating photography. Don't delay! See details in the event description and send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org YAG Photography Show
Young Artists! The deadline to submit work for the July 21 YAG Photography exhibit is coming up! You can submit photography OR mixed media works incorporating photography. Drop off begins this Saturday at CityArts Factory. See details in the event. http://www.orlandoslice.com/events/july-21-call-for-art-yag-photogr...
YAG Workshop Update! Surface Encounters, July 9, at Artegon Marketplace.
I am happy to announce that our guest artist-mentor for this workshop will be the one and only Tre Harris. Harris will talk about the history and evolution of his annual 'Boarded Up' exhibit at CityArts Factory, featuring skateboard/longboard art. He will show examples of skateboard art, discuss techniques, and assist participants in creating their own original works on broken boards. The broken skateboard pieces are perfect surfaces for creating experimental works. The YAG Gallery's Surface Encounters Exhibit will coincide with Harris's Boarded Up exhibit on August 18th at CityArts Factory. We still have spaces open for this workshop! RSVP required by Thursday, July 7th.
Call for Art! Young Artists, ages 15-21 are invited to submit work for the YAG Photography Show! A wide range of work, including traditional photography and mixed media work that includes photography, will be accepted. Details here:Call for Art-YAG Photography
Look what is happening in the Young Artist Group (YAG) Gallery! An interactive, collaborative piece is in progress - through July 15. Stop by and add to this special mandala: YAG Gallery Photos
CALL TO YOUNG ARTISTS!! Ages 15 to 21, November’s Young Artists Exhibit will be a submission show!
The Theme of this show is: I Give Thanks. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are looking for artwork depicting things you are grateful for (people, places, things, feelings, etc.). Please include with your piece, reasons why you are grateful or appreciative of that particular thing as we may be displaying your explanations with your piece.
Art drop off starts November 14, 2015. Questions will be answered by emailing: LEENA@DADORLANDO.COM
Submission Rules and Form can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7UaqshwMUYJSGR2THpmWUpUMWM/view?usp=sharing
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