Young Artist Movement is New Orleans’ first city-wide youth mural initiative, engaging youth, artists, and communities in sustained public art and place-making.
YAM is championed by experts in the fields of youth development, public art, education, and justice. Our advisory committee includes: Judge Arthur Hunter (Orleans Criminal District Court); Ron Bechet (Xavier University, Department of Art); Carol Bebelle, Jo Ann Minor, and Karel Sloane-Boekbinder (Ashé Cultural Arts Center); Timeka Junius (YAYA); Heidi Schmalbach, Alphonse Smith, and Jose Cotto (Arts Council New Orleans); Alberta Wright (Young Creative Agency); Sarah Woodward (Tulane University, City, Culture and Community Program, formerly Mural Music & Arts Project in Bay Area); Jamar Pierre (J. Pierre Studios); and Dee Jay Pate (New Orleans International Muralists).
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