Monday September 17th Youth Spirit begins our Fall 2012 Art Jobs Training Program involving over twenty East Bay young people in our exciting art making efforts! Join us! Youth participants can choose training sessions either Mon/Wed/Fri. 3:30pm to 6:30pm or T/Th/F 3:30pm to 6:30pm. We are also open Sat. Noon to 3pm to make up hours.
Twenty Five Youth Artists Complete YSA Summer Intensive Training 2012
Youth Spirit is delighted to report that Friday August 10th 25 youth completed our eight week Summer Intensive Art Jobs Training Program climbing our Progression Ladder gaining skills, experience and self-confidence as they work toward personal and professional goals! We are grateful for all of the efforts of our Leadership Team making this terrific work possible.
Photos from the Grow Healthy mural unveiling March 24, 2012
Grow Healthy Mural Unveiling March 24
Join Youth Spirit Artworks for the unveiling of our “Grow Health Tile Mural”
Sat. March 24th 1pm
3198 Adeline Street (at Fairview St.)
2 blocks south of Ashby BART
Help bridge the 20 year health disparities/gap in our community!
Enjoy speakers, live music, food and drinks, health literature and FREE health screenings!
For more information, contact YSA 510-282-0396
YSA @ Berkeley Farmers’ Market in December
As part of our drive to be more visible in the community and to bring in more of our revenue through sales of original artworks, we will have a booth at the Berkeley Farmer’s Market Holiday Crafts Fair on Saturdays in December from 10am-4pm. This will be a great opportunity to find unique gift items for your loved ones, purchase original artworks for yourself, and to support our youth artists.
Youth Spirit Artworks at the Holiday Crafts Fair
Saturdays, December 3, 10 and 17, 10am-4pm
Civic Center Park
Near Center Street, btwn MLK & Milvia
YSA’s 4th Annual Summer Art Auction and Sale
Don’t miss this wonderful yearly event when Youth Spirit artists auction their hand-painted recycled art chairs and sell other works of art–including art banners, prayer flags, talking sticks, tote bags, spray paint can sculptures and vinyl record paintings!Saturday August 6th
10am to 3pm
Downtown Berkeley Farmer’s Market
Center Street at Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
For info. call 510-282-0396
Be sure to stop by the Facebook page and let us know you’re coming.
YSA @ East Bay Open Studios!
Youth Spirit artists are delighted to be participating in this year’s East Bay Open Studios. Join us for snacks at our retail store and art gallery located at 1769 Alcatraz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703.
East Bay Open Studios
Sat. and Sun. June 4th and 5th, 11th and 12th 11am to 6pm
2011 Summer Intensive Art Jobs Training Program
Youth Spirit Artworks, the art jobs training program serving low-income young people, ages 16 to 25, is currently accepting applications for its Summer Intensive Art Jobs Training Program. Our two summer program sessions are June 20th through Aug. 5 Monday through Friday–mornings:
Studio Art: 10am to 2pm at 2701 MLK Jr. Way at Derby and afternoons
Community Art: 2pm to 6pm at 1769 Alcatraz Avenue.
Youth are paid training stipends of $300 for participating if they complete the full training.
Applications can be downloaded here or picked up at our office at 1769 Alcatraz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703
Creative Action! Stand Up for the Right to Sit Down!
Berkeley’s Stand Up for the Right to Sit Down Coalition will hold it’s second creative action this Sunday May the 22nd at Noon in front of the Berkeley BART at Shattuck Square and Shattuck Avenue in downtown Berkeley. The coalition will hold a “chair-a-pillar” in solidarity with homeless people.
Participants are asked to bring chairs to use in the action. Youth Spirit Artworks will be bringing at least ten colorful “extra” chairs for those who are unable to bring their own!
For info. call: Sally Hindman 282-0396 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Music On Our Minds Mural