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  TEENS TAKE CHARGE | February - July, 2016


Teens Take Charge is a teen driven program designed to explore, create & celebrate community through public art!

CREATEFEST
June 25th: Summer Art Event (5 – 8 PM)

Createfest is a free community event that encourages the participation of young visual artists, filmmakers, performers and designers to display and sell their artwork. The event will feature a “maker fare” where artists can display and sell their artwork to the public. Come find some great art from up and coming artists and support your local art scene. Additionally, the event will feature a film festival, featuring shorts by local filmmakers.

The event will also features musical performances by Audiowave and dance performances by the Pamela Trokanski dance company. Rock out to live music and enjoy food trucks, pizza and ice cream on a warm Davis night. There is something for all ages at Createfest. Art activities include a tape collage and chalk art murals, photo booth, mask and fan making, henna painting, and many more art interactives. Guests will enjoy an evening of food trucks, art, performance and fun.




Teens Take Charge participants will:

  • Plan and execute a one-day arts festival, celebrating local art

  • Create a freestanding public art piece

  • Meet with public artists & visit their studios

  • Visit public art sites and community art centers in various communities

  • Meet with staff from local museums, arts centers, & arts commissions

  • Explore how public art contributes to community, transforms space, communicates messages

  • Create a unique digital record of your experience through video, blogging, & images

  • Socialize, collaborate & get to know other teens interested in the arts

  • Develop event planning, program management, and leadership skills to strengthen your resume & college applications)



Who can participate in Teens Take Charge?

  • Teens; ages 14-18
  • Experience or interest in art (music, dance, video, painting, sculpture, fashion, website development, photography, graphic design, drawing etc.)





Schedule: Program participants will meet Saturdays 10am-2pm on the following dates:

- February 27 | March 5, 12, & 26    
- April 2, 9, 23, & 30 | May 7, 21      
- June 4, 18, & 24

Sat. June 25th: Summer Art Event (5 – 8 PM),   
Sun. July 10th: Reflection Session and Dinner (6 - 8 PM)


Questions?  
Contact Iulia Bodeanu: iuliabodeanu@gmail.com or
Natalie Nelson: penceartdirector@sbcglobal.net or
530.758.3370


 


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