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Hi-ARTS Fall Education Programs

6 Oct


Please feel free to sign up for these FREE class below that I’m teaching. If you are not a high school or middle school student please pass the word on, its not often that free quality art classes are offered. Get your applications in now, it’s going to be fun!!!

FALL 2013
Deadline extended to October 10, 2013

Develop your skills as an artist with the Style Master, Enrique PART ONE Torres.  During this FREE nine-week course students will receive their own personal black book and learn various graffiti techniques such as lettering, penciling and color theory. Several guest speakers will also impart professional development knowledge from various creative industries. Upon the conclusion of the course, Hi-ARTS will present an exhibition of work at our space in East Harlem/El Barrio.

  • Must be a resident of New York City
  • Must be between the ages of 14 – 18 to participate
  • Must be a full-time student or enrolled in a GED program

Applications due to blackbook@hi-artsnyc.org by October 1st.- DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 10th!!!



Middle School Art Program

Young people ages 10 – 13 (Grades 6 – 8) will learn to develop their artistic skills and build their community through a group project using recycled materials. In this FREE six-week class students will learn how to tell their stories by creating a collaborative life size installation of their block using recycled materials. Each student will be asked to include their vision for their community into the completed installation.

Students will learn how to

• Up-cycle and re-use materials to become more sustainable citizens
• Work as a team
• Build community amongst one another and through their art
• Realize their dreams by creating a visual reminder of what those dreams ARE
• Build material manipulation skills
• Examine the historical context of the arts in NYC and link it to the present
• Study the legacy of Romare Bearden
• Tell stories through art making


• 6-week long residency
• Tuesdays – Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26

Show Opening

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013; 3-6pm
Time – 4:00p – 5:00p


Contact Hi-ARTS @ 718-497-4282
or email ourblock@hi-artsnyc.org