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July 2010
Dear Starting Artists Family,

Is any other season as inspirational as summer is?  Enjoying the sunshine, warm weather, blue skies, and leisure time, it's hard to imagine!  Don't forget to take advantage of these nice, long days by getting creative -- and  maybe even getting your hands dirty! 

The perfect place to get creative this summer is at the SA Summer Intensive 2010, kicking off July 12.  Read on to find out more about our upcoming events & programs!
Register today for the SA Summer Intensive!

Brooklyn Indie MarketThere's still time to register for the 2010 SA Summer Intensive -- your ticket to your most creative summer yet!  This program, designed for middle & high school students, will challenge & excite young artists.  Each week features a new theme which guides its lessons and activities, including Photography, Graphic Design, & more!  Visit our Summer Program Focus Page for details.

When: July 12 - August 12
           5 weeks; 4 days each (Monday-Thursday)
Time: 11am - 5pm
Ages: Middle & high schoolers, ages 12-19
Cost: $150 per student, per week*
Apply: In person @ 211 Smith St or via our Summer Program Focus Page

*Some scholarships still available!  More info on our Programs Page or please email Lacey.
Welcome Susan Yue, our new Summer Intern!

This summer SA is partnering with Arts & abcny
Business Council of NY's Multicultural Arts Management Program, created to promote diversity in the nonprofit arts sector and art management careers.  Please welcome our new intern Susan to SA for the summer! Susan is from Princeton Junction, NJ, and currently a junior at Brown University, studying Visual Arts, Public Policy, and Education. She will be working with SA throughout the summer in program development and the Summer Arts Intensive.
SA @Brooklyn Indie Market on July 17th!

Brooklyn Indie MarketJoin us at Smith Street & Union Street in Carroll Gardens on Saturday, July 17th from 11am-7pm for "Kidding Around," a shop-and-swap for tots, tweens, and adults!  Brooklyn Indie Market and The {NewNew} desginers continue their series of sustainable living collaborations as well as handmade offerings by local indie designers specializing in children's clothes, toys, and themed goods.  Kids are encouraged to bring a gently used book to swap for one they haven't read yet.  Come check out the SA table for crafts & fun for the whole family!
Marisa @ the TN2020 Conference in Chicago

Brooklyn Indie MarketThe Transatlantic Network 2020 is an international organization which works to strengthen ties between Europe and North America through the creation of a sustainable network of young leaders.  The TN2020 Summit took place in late June in Chicago, IL and brought together professionals aged 25-35 from across the globe to discuss issues such as sustainable living, divided communities, and economic inequality.  A special congratulations to our very own Marisa Catalina Casey for being part of this exciting & groundbreaking event!
Mural by SA @Manhattan Business Academy!
Brooklyn Indie MarketSA staff & volunteers designed and painted a mural at the Manhattan Business Academy, an NY public high school, sponsored by Deloitte, a major accounting & consulting firm.  Thanks to members of CityYear and Deloitte employees for donating their time & energy to work on this amazing project!  And a special thanks to art teacher & SA volunteer Tali Nagler and her students for helping prepare and plan this work of art!
Thanks for attending "Imaginings," the SA Tag Sale, & Sunday Funday!

Thank you for attending the following June events:Brooklyn Indie Market

As part of the annual Atlantic Avenue ArtWalk, SA hosted "Imaginings," the newest show from the Broad Visions Art Consortium, a group of retired Brooklyn teachers who meet weekly to create art.  A heartfelt thank you to all the participating artists and congratulations to Broad Visions leaders Barbara, Janet, & Elaine!

We had a great time at the Smith Street Sunday Funday on June 27!  SA's table featured arts & crafts, face painting, & button making.  Thanks to volunteers Paul & Frankie for helping out throughout the day!

And our seasonal Tag Sale was a big success!  We sold books, cards, student-made artwork, clothing, and delicious baked goods.  Thanks to volunteers Duncan & Luba for all the hard work and for keeping our customers refreshed with iced tea and cupcakes!
Thanks for reading and supporting Starting Artists, Inc.!

Take care,
Marisa & Lacey