VALT

A free, comprehensive visual arts introductory training course

Our Visual Art Literacy Training (VALT) program provides a comprehensive hands-on arts education for youth ages 12-21.

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Because of JXTA, my first W9 at the age of 12 was in the arts.

Namir Fearce

JXTA Alum

Details

A free, comprehensive visual arts introductory training course

VALT provides FREE, rigorous, hands-on arts education for youth and young adults ages 12-21. Taught by practicing artists and educators, this intensive course introduces students to foundational design concepts and drawing techniques. Successful completion of one VALT session is required in order to be eligible to interview for a paid apprenticeship in our JXTALabs youth employment program.

SUMMER SESSION:
July 6 – August 20, 2020 (7 weeks)
Mondays – Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.*
*Please note: dates and times are subject to change. If there are changes, they will be communicated prior to session start.

Info & interview sessions (new VALT applicants must attend one of these):
Saturday, May 16: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 16: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Location: 1108 West Broadway Avenue

*Please note: JXTA is committed to ensuring the
health and well being of our community; we are monitoring the situation around COVID-19 closely.

*Due to this, we are exploring formats to safely conduct the May Info & Interview sessions. We will update students/families who register for VALT, as well as this page if our summer program plans change.

Instructors

Hawwa Youngmark
Visual Art Literacy Training Assistant Instructor
Cred
Comic Arts Student, MCAD // Class of 2023
JXTA Alum
Started at JXTA in 2014
Contact
Maria Robinson
Visual Art Literacy Training Instructor
Cred
MCAD // Class of 2018
Started at JXTA in 2018
Contact

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VALT Summer 2020 Application Form

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VALT 2020 summer session runs July 6 - August 20, 2020. Classes are Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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