Youth Art Exchange is collaborating with Root Division to present New Growth 2017: EmPOWERing Peace, Justice & Love, an annual Youth Art Celebration & Exhibition, featuring hands-on family art-making activities alongside artwork exhibitions and live performances. See work by students in all disciplines of the 2017 Spring Session at Youth Art Exchange – including:
- portraits of inspiring community members by YAX photographers
- explorations of resistance, justice and activism through printmaking by YAX printmakers
- wearable works of art, paper sculpture and clothing as activism by YAX fashion designers
- designs and solutions for shelters for San Francisco’s homeless youth by YAX’s first-year architects
- an unveiling of a new parklet in the Mission by YAX’s architecture firm
- a screening of the newest collection of short films by YAX’s filmmakers
- DJ performances by YAX digital beatmakers
Plus: artwork by students from Root Division’s Youth Arts Education Program, complimentary refreshments, a mobile printmaking station, t-shirt tie-dying, flower crown creating, and live performances by Youth Speaks, Destiny Arts, and San Francisco Rock Project!
Join us on Saturday, May 13: 1–4PM for an afternoon of visual arts and performances!