TeenTix, in partnership with The Colorization Collective (a teen-run organization that promotes diversity in the arts) is excited to announce that applications for the 2022 Winter Cohort of our Mentorship for Teen Artists of Color (M-TAC) program are open! This program will specifically allow teen artists of color to hone their artwork under the guidance of professional mentors of color. This is a great way for teens to better their craft, build connections in the arts community, and present their art!
This mentorship is for teens interested in music (singing, composition, instruments, DJing, etc.) and writing ((journalism, fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, screenwriting, etc.) (painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.) Teens will be put into either a music or writing cohort, and each group will be paired with a professional artist/mentor of color to create or workshop a piece specifically for the program showcase.
The Winter M-TAC program will meet for on alternate Saturdays from January - June 2022 (Jan 8th, Jan 22nd, Feb 5th, Feb 26th, Mar 12th, Mar 26th, April 9th, April 23rd, May 7th, May 21st, June 4) from 10 am PST - 12 pm PST . There will also be optional workshops on January 26th and March 9th in partnership with the TeenTix New Guard. Teens will receive a per-meeting stipend for this mentorship program. There will be an opportunity to present finished work during the TeenTix Teen Arts and Opportunities Fair in June of 2022.
Applications are open now and close at 12 AM (midnight) PST on October 24, 2021.
Applicants must be ages 13-19 and a current TeenTix member to participate. (Not a TeenTix member yet? Don't worry - sign up for free right here!)
If you need assistance filling out this application, please contact Anya Shukla at [email protected]