Art 4 Life: Summer Art Internship Application 

Art 4 Life Summer; where art meets technology & community!

Arts Corps is pleased to offer youth in 9th-12th grades two paid arts internship opportunities, one virtual/hybrid and one in person from July 18th-30th. Earn $550 for the engaging work of expressing your passion either through digital art or mural painting.


ART 4 LIFE DIGITAL: ART ON WEB 3 VIRTUAL (with one in person event) The Art 4 life: Digital curriculum offers skill building in the craft of digital art and mixed media. Express your ideas utilizing Procreate on program provided iPads. Youth will learn skills in:

  • digital art: advanced track

  • NFTs; web 3, the metaverse and the blockchain

  • career paths in creative and technology spaces

  • performance/presentation opportunities

  • $550 stipend upon completion of internship


ART 4 LIFE ANALOG: SUSTAINING EXPRESSION IN PERSON

The Art 4 life: Analog curriculum offers skill building in the craft of public art and mixed media. Design & paint a mural for a downtown Seattle garden. Youth will learn skills in:

  • painting

  • public art

  • urban farming

  • performance/presentation opportunities

  • $550 stipend upon completion of internship


We are committed to creating an intersectional learning environment to ensure that all students are supported and able to be brave in the Art 4 Life community space.


WHO SHOULD APPLY:

High school youth interested in visual art.
Digital: some one who wants to express themselves, their ideas, and beliefs and be willing to collaborate with others to develop a themed collection of NFT's.
Analog: someone who is interested in sustainability, the environment, urban farming and is willing to collaborate with others to develop a themed mural at an urban farm in person in Seattle.  


WHAT YOU’LL GAIN:

  • Art Intensive with dope master teaching artists (learn more about Arts Corps TA's here: https://artscorps.org/ta/)
  • $550 stipend upon completion of the program
  • a community of peer collaborators
  • professional development
  • leadership and exposure to industry professionals
  • community of artists

*All technology supplies and gear will be provided to youth. If you do not have reliable internet access we can also work with you to find a way to get access. 


Application process schedule

  • Applications due: Monday, May 29th 7 PM
  • We will notify you Friday June 3rd if you are invited to interviews
  • Interviews will take place the week of June 16th-18th.
  • Acceptance will be confirmed on June 24th
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Summer Break Intensive Dates 

Mural Painting cohort

July 18-30 2021 (in-person)

Mon-Fri 10am-3pm 

Closing Presentation/Celebration: 

Saturday, July 30th @ 3-5pm


Digital Art cohort

July 18th-30 2021 (via zoom)

Mon-Fri 10am-3pm 

Closing Presentation/Celebration: 

Saturday, July 30th @ 3-5pm



Work samples are not necessary to participate, but if you have any, we would like to see them. All art forms are accepted, including but not limited to, visual arts, photography, theatre, digital design, music, poetry, writing, etc. Have a favorite Instagram post? This is a way for us to better get to know you. 

Please write a description of any art you are submitting. In addition, please attach a link to the sample OR email work samples to programs@artscorps.org. We accept any file formats including YouTube/social media/Sound Cloud links, .mp3s, .PDFs, .docx, any image files ie. .JPG, .PNG. 










Tech Assessment : We want to make sure y'all have what you need in order to participate in the program. Arts Corps will provide ipads, styluses, and all software needed for the program. 


Transportation assessment  - We want to make sure our in-person students have access to transportation. The mural painting class will be held at YES Farm, 727 Yesler Way, Seattle WA 98104.


Thank You! Thanks so much for applying to Art 4 Life Summer Break Intensive Internship.  We'll contact you if we have any questions and Invite folks to interview

Applications Due 

Monday May 29th @7pm

We will notify you Wednesday June 3rd if you are invited to interview

Interviews will take place June 16th-18th, confirmation of placement in cohort will be sent June 24th

Questions? Shoot us an email at programs@artscorps.org