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2022 Youth Art
Hosted by Give 4 Kidz
Thank you to every young artist, parent, teacher, sponsor, donor, vendor, panelist, speaker, volunteer, partner, and attendee that made this event possible.
We couldn't do this without you
Rockstars of Tomorrow Riverside rocked the house!
Young artists painting the Give4Kidz honorable mentions collage.
Impressive talent from a local young artist and volunteer.
The Kids In The Spotlight powerhouse included their Youth Advocate Specialist, Director's Panel, & Keynote Speaker.
NFTkidsmag artist panel was a force that we all needed.
Volunteers making it all happen
One of our many vendors that came out to support and share their amazing projects.
Amazing art submissions from all age groups!
The Riverside community came out to support!
JMI Inc. supported our Sweater Drive for homeless youth by donating these incredible prizes for our raffle!
The Parent's Panel shared how they support their kids dreams and passions.
Byron helped us celebrate NFTKidsMag with this fantastic cake!
Rockstars of Tomorrow
Rockstars of Tomorrow, Riverside provides private and band music lessons to local youth.
Their talented students rocked the house this year at 2022YAFE, and we couldn't
be more excited!
Thank you, Cheyne and the Rockstars of Tomorrow team
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This very talented
young musician wrote and performed her original song to kick off 2022YAFE.
Our youngest performer
melted hearts and
echoed her amazing
voice throughout the
The talented teen
band Fluminis performed
an energetic set that got everyone pumped!
Check out her powerful
voice that was heard
down Mission Inn Ave!
2021 Honorable Mentions
This collage was created to celebrate our 2021 honorable mentions submitted by young artists around the world. This collage was hand drawn on a large mural board and painted
by attendees at this year's event.
Thank you Ricky Monge for your hours of drawing and for
making this happen!
Why the Arts?
Children often use art to help them process their experiences and
deal with emotions. Art provides kids with critical sensory input and can help children express their feelings in a multidimensional way, even if they lack the vocabulary to describe their feelings with words.
Kids In The Spotlight
KITS helps foster youth heal and grow from trauma through the power of
storytelling and filmmaking.
We were honored to have this amazing organization join us!
Kyshawna connecting with Teresa Melvin
Keynote Speaker, Kyshawna & artist, Teresa
Kyshawna shared her powerful story as a foster youth
Sharing her struggles and her courage
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KITS Director's Panel shared why they have a passion for film, and where they see film in the coming years.
(left to right) Joseph Roa, Tyler Cooper, Baiinga Hudson
So proud of this amazing group of young artists and entrepreneurs! The first panel of its
kind was composed of all females under the age of 18. Not only are these young artists incredibly creative and talented, but they each have a revenue-generating business model. These successful young ladies have proven that you can make your dreams a reality.
The NFTkidsmag panel shared how and why they do what they do,
and how they make time for their passions after school!
Visit the Riverside Art Museum through Thanksgiving 2022 to catch their artwork!
Left to right: Rainbow Mosho, Teresa Melvin, Valeria C., Brooklyn
Congratulations to the winners who will have their art displayed at the historic Riverside Art Museum!
The exhibit will run through Thanksgiving 2022.
Thank you to Riverside Art Museum's judges Caryn Marsella, Director of Art Education and Community Engagement, and Raven Johnson, Art Education Manager.
Your support and partnership have made this event incredibly meaningful to the community and its young artists.
To Our Amazing Volunteers!
We could not do this without
our volunteers. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!
“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.”
Thanksgiving Sweater Drive
This Thanksgiving, give the gift of a sweater to a child in need.
There are now over 2.5 million homeless children in America. This statistic means that 1 in 30 children in the country is experiencing homelessness yearly.
Give 4 Kidz is raising funds to provide homeless youth with new sweaters this Thanksgiving holiday.
100% of proceeds will go to a child in need.
Thank you June (right picture) for donating your 50/50 raffle cash prize to the Sweater Drive! Together, we have raised $400 that will go to homeless youth this Thanksgiving.
Thank you for your kindness
Our Wonderful Vendors!