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    16 Art Resources for High School Students

    Posted March 23, 2022, 10:00 am by TeenLife
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    Art Resources for High School Students

    Are you a teen considering a future in the arts? Then you've come to the right place! Whether you're a dancer a painter a singer or performer, TeenLife has all sorts of art resources just for high school students like you.

    If you love art but aren't sure of where to start when it comes to college and beyond, you should check out our 2022 Guide to Your Future in Arts! This free, digital publication has articles, interviews, program opportunities and more -- all about what it's like to be a professional artist!

    If you're trying to decide on which art college is best for you, you should check out our list of the top colleges with art and design majors. Or, you can browse the 10,000+ program opportunities that are listed right here at teenlife.com!

    Still looking for more? Below, we've listed 16 amazing online art resources for high school students. Find the ones that are best for you and start planning your future in arts today!

    Arts Education Resources

    Kennedy Center Arts Education

    The Kennedy Center's Art Education resources aim to both empower young artists and provide arts educators the resources they need to effectively bring the arts to their classroom. Included is everything from graduate level assistance to classroom lesson plans to summer intensives for young students.

    National Endowment for the Arts

    The National Endowment for the Arts supports exemplary arts projects in communities nationwide through grantmaking initiatives, partnerships, and events. They also award grants to nonprofit organizations, creative writers and translators, state arts agencies, and regional arts organizations.

    National Gallery for the Arts

    The National Gallery for the Arts has a number of learning resources available to young artists. This includes classroom posters, instructional videos and interactive online games.

    New York Foundation for the Arts

    The New York Foundation for the Arts empowers the creative community by providing critical support, resources, and opportunities for artists of all ages and types.

    Sparketh Online Art Courses

    As seen on Shark Tank, Sparketh Online Art Courses offers a library of 1000+ bite-sized video art lessons taught by talented mentors and educators. There are classes on many different types of art. Everything from how t draw manga to how to create abstract paintings is covered.

    Dance Resources

    The National Association of Schools of Dance

    The National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD) is collection of colleges, universities and other schools that set national standards for dance degrees and other dance-related disciplines. They offer assistance to individuals and institutions who are engaged in dance-related endeavors, They have 83 accredited members.

    Dance Informa

    Dance Informa is one of the dance industries leading new sites and magazines. Their website has articles, giveaways events and more for students and dancers of all ages.

    Music Resources

    National Association of Schools of Music

    The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges, and universities with more than 600 accredited members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees in music and provides support to individuals and institutions engaged in such endeavors.

    Careers in Music

    This site allows students to see learn more about specific career in the music industry. Included are articles about different music jobs and tips on how to find the best music school or career.

    Theatre Resources

    National Association of Schools of Theatre

    The National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges, and universities with more than 190 accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees in theatre and provides support to individuals and institutions engaged in such endeavors.

    On Stage Blog

    This blog bills itself as a publication for those involved in everything from Broadway to community theater. Included are articles, interviews and industry tips.

    Get Into Theatre

    This is a website that helps student find all the information and opportunities they need to pursue a successful career in theatre.

    Visual Arts Resources

    Art Career Project

    The Art Career Project is a leading destination for artists to explore career paths, search programs, and find the resources they need to build careers with longevity and meaning.

    Artist’s Network

    Artist's network is an online community where artists of all ages can find inspiration, share their work and further educate themselves on artistic matters of all kinds.

    Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design

    The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design is a non-profit organized of specialized arts and design schools in the US and Canada. Its mission is to help strengthen member colleges individually and collectively, as well as to inform the public about the value of studying the arts and design.

    National Portfolio Day Association 

    The National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA) was created in 1978 to aid in the organization and planning of National Portfolio Days that help connect visual art and design students with member institutions worldwide. Today, they offer a wide range of artistic counseling to aspiring artists.

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