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.

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: shindman@youthspiritartworks.org

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