About Y-AP

Youth Art Programs is a nonprofit organization offering free afterschool art programs to young individuals, aiming to empower and inspire the next generation of artists. The organization ensures inclusivity by eliminating financial barriers and providing access to high-quality art education for all children. Their diverse programs cover a wide range of art mediums, encouraging participants to explore different creative avenues. With professional artists and instructors as mentors, students receive guidance, feedback, and support. Through exhibitions and community events, Youth Art Programs creates opportunities for students to showcase their artwork, fostering a sense of pride and accomplishment.


Our belief

The organization's commitment to inclusivity is evident in its provision of free programs, ensuring that every child, regardless of their socioeconomic background, has access to high-quality art education. By eliminating financial barriers, Youth Art Programs enables children from all walks of life to explore their artistic talents and develop their artistic abilities to their fullest potential.

Our team

Stefanie Kai Brant, MAEd
Executive Director

Eric Szeimetat, MAEd
Vice President

Althea Jones
Board of Directors

Donna Corey
Board of Directors

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