All visual art forms and talents are welcome to apply. Every submission is appreciated and will be seriously considered. However, incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Review application requirements below to be considered.

Program Details:

  • Duration: May 24, 2021 – June 24, 2021
  • Class Times:  M-TH, from 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Class Location: TBD
  • City Partner: Surprise, AZ
  • Master Artist: Ryan Williams

Deadline:  Applications must be completed and received by 5pm on March 19,2021 to be considered


  • Be of 15-18 years of age
  • Be a West Valley resident
  • Submit a completed application (hard or digital copies accepted)
  • Attach 1-2 letters of recommendation (hard or digital copies accepted).
  • Attach 3-5 examples of your original work (hard or digital copies accepted).


Submitted applications will be reviewed and selected applicants will be contacted in April 2021 via email to schedule an interview. All candidates selected will attend a mandatory orientation on a date to be announced in late May.

For any questions, please contact Programs Director, Melody Kokora at

I would like an online form for easy submitting with the ability to submit max 5 images and 2 letters or recommendations. There are a lot of entries but they are all necessary for the applicant process and also grant purposes. I also need the printable version for our teachers to print and share with students.