YAX on the radio! Youth Advisory Board members on KALW: "Looking at Education" with Carol Kocivar

Carol Kocivar from KALW local San Francisco public radio spoke with two of our Youth Advisory Board Members, Mia Deno from our Fashion class and Fiona Gray from our Printmaking class, and our Program Manager Sofia Airaghi at [x]space arts hub on "Looking at Education." Listen to learn about our free arts programs for San Francisco public high school students and why YAX is necessary for San Francisco youth.

Fiona and Mia speak about how when they started taking classes at Youth Art Exchange, they had no experience with printmaking and fashion design, and YAX gave them the resources, mentorship, and confidence to pursue these art forms and develop leadership their skills.

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Be Seen: Bay Area LGBTQ Youth Art Show - Call for Submissions

Bay Area LGBTQ Youth - Submit your art by June 20 to Be Seen: Bay Area LGBTQ Youth Art Show!

Youth Art Exchange (YAX) is looking for submissions of art made by Bay Area LGBTQ youth! YAX is celebrating LGBTQ Pride with Be Seen: Bay Area LGBTQ Youth Art Show at [x]space arts hub in the Excelsior in June. Be Seen will be a space for LGBTQ-identifying youth under 25 years old to show their artwork and be seen, appreciated, and celebrated. It is a space especially for LGBTQ youth whose experiences and identities are marginalized and underrepresented, such as youth of color, girls, first generation youth, low-income youth, and youth experiencing homelessness.

If you’re interested in showing your work (in any medium - visual, audio, video, 3D, performance, written, etc), email Chantelle at chantelle@youthartexchange.org. Artwork must be submitted at [x]space (5137 Mission St) by June 20.

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