The CUE Teen Collective is a free, year-long after school program designed for NYC high school students who are passionate about visual culture and interested in exploring careers in the fine arts. With behind-the-scenes access to the New York art world, the CTC demystifies career paths available to students, while inspiring them to develop their own personal artistic voices. During talks with artists and curators, trips to gallery and museum shows, visits to art fairs, and hands-on studio sessions, students will have the opportunity to ask questions of working arts professionals about their careers and practices, learning about various approaches to a sustainable and rewarding career in the arts. Additionally, students are able to form an artistic community with their peers over the course of the academic year, sharing their work with one another and giving and receiving meaningful feedback on technique, process, and content as they work together to develop and refine their artistic practices. Through this process, students learn how to install and produce a show in the same manner as working artists and gallerists all over the world. The program includes an active field trip schedule to locations around NYC.
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Depressed teens more likely to make art, study says
The group meets weekly to learn about working at an art center, connect with contemporary art and artists, and create new ways for the Twin Cities teen community to experience the Walker. Over the years its members have developed exhibitions and events to showcase teen artists, invited resident artists to give talks and lead classes, developed marketing materials and strategies, written and published original work for print and online, planned regional film festivals, and partnered with local groups to present programs throughout Minneapolis and St. Teen programs bring a special vitality to the Walker, and these experiences have helped alumni attain scholarships and audiences for their work, secure curatorial and educational positions, and use their organizational and arts advocacy skills in their colleges and home communities. More than 20 years later, the Walker remains committed to creating meaningful and relevant arts experiences for teens and continues to explore ways to configure and refresh this core program.
Art Classes for Teens
Teen arts education is central to the ICA. Teen Arts Council members meet with visiting artists to collaborate on creative projects. In our dedicated teen spaces, students learn valuable new-media skills like filmmaking and digital photography.
Are artists and musicians depressed more often than their peers, or do people with depression gravitate toward the arts? This is one of the chicken-and-egg questions that plague medical researchers. But a new study from Boston College does show that teens who take art, music or drama lessons are more likely to be depressed.