Category Archives: NEWS

Youth Experiencing Art, Inc. 2012-2013 Season

With continued growth, Youth Experiencing Art, Inc. now has three discrete initiatives for serving Sarasota youth: Community Collaborations Students With Special Needs Teacher Initiated Arts Integration Projects Community Collaborations: These are programs with a focus involving multiple organizations to create … Continue reading

Family Legend & Lore: The Gift of Connection

Family Legends and Lore, THE GIFT OF CONNECTION Definition of CONNECTION: the act of connecting : the state of being connected: as a relation of personal intimacy (as of family ties)  coherence, continuity YEA Arts, in collaboration with Florida Studio … Continue reading

Chelsey Curtin Joins YEA Arts

Chelsey Curtin will be working as the YEA Arts Classrooms Coordinator for this season.  Chelsey, a 2012 Illustration graduate of Ringling College of Art & Design, will be assisting Rachel Levy-Baker by providing the interface with classroom teachers and the … Continue reading

YEA Arts Annual Report 2011-2012 ==> Read All About It!

YEA & EOD: A Winning Team

Phoenix Academy’s Cyber Hero Our collaboration with Embracing Our Differences grew deeper this year with a third year of a winning entry from a YEA project selected for the Bayfront exhibit. Cyber Hero was created by the entire class at Phoenix … Continue reading

Year In Review

Spreading The News About YEA Arts

YEA Arts, Ringling College of Art + Design and local teachers presented “Putting the Arts In Arts Integration,” our effective program of teaching through the arts, to a standing room only crowd at the Florida Alliance for Arts Education’s (FAAE) West Coast Arts … Continue reading

FLORIDA ALLIANCE FOR ARTS EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM

Youth Experiencing Art, Inc. and Ringling College of Art + Design presented “Putting the Arts in Arts Integration”, a getting to know YEA Arts mission and program review at the West Coast Arts Integration Symposium at Ringling College on January … Continue reading

THE ARTS IN EARLY LEARNING

Deborah Stuart’s early learning professional development workshop on January 18th produced a cacophony of sounds as 50 teachers from seven Children First locations learned how to enhance pre-literacy and emerging readers’ skills through songs, chants, rhythm and simple instruments. Deborah’s … Continue reading

SPRING TEACHER INITIATED ARTS INTEGRATION PROJECTS

A Ringling Student Artist and Sarasota County School Teacher mixer for all Current and Potential YEA Arts Teachers was held on January 26 on the Ringling College of Art + Design campus. This mixer offered time for teachers to share … Continue reading

CAPACITY BUILDING: ORLANDO

The Sarasota based non-profit Youth Experiencing Art, Inc. has been accepted into Capacity Building: Orlando, a two-year program serving 48 arts and culture organizations in greater Orlando and central Florida. The program is presented by The John F. Kennedy Center … Continue reading

FEDERATION AWARDS LOCAL GRANTS

From The Jewish News of Sarasota-Manatee: Funds provided for the Federation to produce its Explore The Holocaust Through Drama program, a partnership with YEA Arts, the Kennedy Center, the Sarasota Ballet, Ringling College of Art + Design and the Sarasota … Continue reading

MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT OF RINGLING COLLEGE

Message from Larry Thompson, President of Ringling College of Art and Design, The collaboration between Ringling College of Art and Design and Youth Experiencing Art, Inc. has provided a personally enriching experience for all our many students who have participated … Continue reading

BIG THANKS TO OUR GRADUATING SENIORS!

The 2008/2009 year of YEA Arts was truly special with expansion beyond foster care and alternative schools into public schools with Gocio Elementary. While the success was due to a combined effort, John and I owe special thanks to our … Continue reading

YEA ARTS PROGRAM ART SHOW WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!

On April 29, 2009 the YEA Arts Program filled the Ringling Exhibition Hall with art and exhibits, showcasing what YEA Arts is about and how it positively impacts under served kids in our community. The event, co-sponsored by Ringling College … Continue reading

THANKS TO ELLEN AND SARAH!

We’d like to offer a big thank you to Ringling students Ellen O’Reilly and Sarah Bigelow! Ellen created the designs for our Cocktail Party Invitations, Brochures and our website. Sarah provided all our pictures for the website and for our … Continue reading

2009 OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEERS OF SARASOTA COUNTY SCHOOLS

YEA Arts founders John and Robin Sullivan were recognized as 2009 Outstanding Volunteers of Sarasota County Schools for their work with the YEA Arts Program

YEA ARTS NAMED 2009 SPECIAL RECOGNITION BUSINESS PARTNERS

In conjunction with Phoenix Academy, YEA Arts was recognized as one of the 2009 Special Recognition Business Partners by the Sarasota PALS.

YEA ARTS PROGRAM 1ST ANNUAL ART SHOW

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm Please join us for cocktails and see how the YEA Arts Program is assisting organizations dedicated to helping kids who might not otherwise have the opportunity to fully experience the arts. You … Continue reading