Loud, outspoken, amazing and myself.

Love by Dakota, pictured above

I believe what’s unique about New Urban Arts is that it gives young people a sense of empowerment; that they are truly capable to creatively think and problem solve.

-Karen, artist mentor


A House Is Not a Home by Legend

The kids blossom here because they aren’t censored and can express themselves in ways they might not be able to at home and definitely not at school.

-Dailen, studio assistant and alum



Chandelier by Noel 

I want to be loud, outspoken, I want to be amazing, and I want to be myself.

-Noel, high school senior