New Urban Arts builds strong relationships that have kept our community growing since 1997. The commitment of individuals—students, mentors, staff, board members, and alumni—allows us to remain vital within the unique arts/education/cultural landscape of Providence.

Volunteer Artist Mentors

To contact one of our volunteer artist mentors, email

Learn more about becoming a mentor at New Urban Arts.

Studio Team Advisory Board

The Studio Team Advisory Board (STAB) is a collective of students and alumni who meet regularly and work to cultivate New Urban Arts as a youth-driven studio by advocating for youth voice; advising the staff and board of directors; representing the organization to community leaders and supporters; assisting in the recruitment and orientation of new students; annually interviewing and selecting artist mentors; and organizing exhibits, events, publications, and arts workshops for the public.

Past STAB Chairs:

Yolibel Gonzalez 
Brigette Larmena
Shannon Falvey
CJ Jimenez
Rosalia Velis
Aneudy Alba
Mary Adewusi


Board of Directors


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