CITYarts Kids!

2018

  Emma Gill   I'm Emma, I'm from New York, and a senior at City College of New York. I aspire to do graphic design in the future. I worked for CITYarts as a youth assistant to the artist for the  In The Footsteps of Alexander Hamilton  mural. It was a fantastic experience as I got to learn about being an artist in the professional world as well as being able to get to see the mural go from idea to a finished product!

Emma Gill

I'm Emma, I'm from New York, and a senior at City College of New York. I aspire to do graphic design in the future. I worked for CITYarts as a youth assistant to the artist for the In The Footsteps of Alexander Hamilton mural. It was a fantastic experience as I got to learn about being an artist in the professional world as well as being able to get to see the mural go from idea to a finished product!

 
  Mellanie Peralta   Hey, my name is Mellanie Peralta I am a high school senior at LACJ campus and I am a participating student at the  Growing Together  mural. I like to explore my surroundings in order to cultivate my creativity and would like to further enhance my view of the world. In the future, I would like to pursue a career in medicine, specifically in neurosurgery. The career path I have in mind stems from my inquisitive personality on how not only our brains work but the world as a whole. As I dive into this new experience as a intern at CITYarts I hope to satisfy some of my curiosity in how art plays a crucial role in our lives.

Mellanie Peralta

Hey, my name is Mellanie Peralta I am a high school senior at LACJ campus and I am a participating student at the Growing Together mural. I like to explore my surroundings in order to cultivate my creativity and would like to further enhance my view of the world. In the future, I would like to pursue a career in medicine, specifically in neurosurgery. The career path I have in mind stems from my inquisitive personality on how not only our brains work but the world as a whole. As I dive into this new experience as a intern at CITYarts I hope to satisfy some of my curiosity in how art plays a crucial role in our lives.

  Karen Lai   My name is Karen Lai and I am a junior in Stuyvesant High School. Being born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where art defines its streets, initially made me interested in art, which soon developed into a passion. Other passions of mine include volunteering and making people smile. That is why I decided to join CITYarts, as it combines all three of my passions.

Karen Lai

My name is Karen Lai and I am a junior in Stuyvesant High School. Being born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where art defines its streets, initially made me interested in art, which soon developed into a passion. Other passions of mine include volunteering and making people smile. That is why I decided to join CITYarts, as it combines all three of my passions.

 
  Elena Sapelyuk   Hi! I'm Elena Sapelyuk, a current junior at Stuyvesant High School. I love to do art, see art, and help other people do the same. I've been drawing on walls since I could hold a pencil so I'm so thankful I can work with CITYarts to spread the love and the paint (without getting in trouble with my parents)!

Elena Sapelyuk

Hi! I'm Elena Sapelyuk, a current junior at Stuyvesant High School. I love to do art, see art, and help other people do the same. I've been drawing on walls since I could hold a pencil so I'm so thankful I can work with CITYarts to spread the love and the paint (without getting in trouble with my parents)!

  Aslin Mez   My name is Aslin, I am 16 years old and I am currently in the 10th grade and I am a general intern for CITYarts. I highly enjoy doodling and making weird art. I got into CITYarts to further my knowledge of non-profit and how it works also to extend my opportunity in the future.  

Aslin Mez

My name is Aslin, I am 16 years old and I am currently in the 10th grade and I am a general intern for CITYarts. I highly enjoy doodling and making weird art. I got into CITYarts to further my knowledge of non-profit and how it works also to extend my opportunity in the future.  

 
  Natalia Deng Yuan   Hi, I'm Natalia. I'm a junior at Edward R. Murrow High School. I came from Costa Rica, so I'm multilingual who speaks English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Taishanese. My passion is art as a way to express myself and a way to communicate with others because I'm bad with words.  I hope to learn as much I can and to make new connections with others.

Natalia Deng Yuan

Hi, I'm Natalia. I'm a junior at Edward R. Murrow High School. I came from Costa Rica, so I'm multilingual who speaks English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Taishanese. My passion is art as a way to express myself and a way to communicate with others because I'm bad with words.  I hope to learn as much I can and to make new connections with others.


2017

  Stephanie Hernandez    My name is Stephanie Hernandez and I am a senior at Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics. I am generous, patient, empathetic, and a pretty good problem solver. I enjoy exploring many opportunities and CITYarts was one of these great opportunities that I took part of (in the summer of 2017). I am pursuing a career in computer science.

Stephanie Hernandez

My name is Stephanie Hernandez and I am a senior at Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics. I am generous, patient, empathetic, and a pretty good problem solver. I enjoy exploring many opportunities and CITYarts was one of these great opportunities that I took part of (in the summer of 2017). I am pursuing a career in computer science.

  Christine Jegarl   My name is Christine Jegarl and I am currently a junior at Stuyvesant High School! As a child I always held an interest in art and my parents saw talent in me ever since I was young. Since then I attended art classes every week, until the busy work of high school prevented me from doing so. However, CITYarts became a way for me to spare time in making art and doing what I love

Christine Jegarl

My name is Christine Jegarl and I am currently a junior at Stuyvesant High School! As a child I always held an interest in art and my parents saw talent in me ever since I was young. Since then I attended art classes every week, until the busy work of high school prevented me from doing so. However, CITYarts became a way for me to spare time in making art and doing what I love

  Kitty Kan   A senior art major at LaGuardia Arts High School. She enjoys bringing the arts to her community and has created posters and videos to promote her local library. Recently, she participated in CITYart’s Upper West Side Story to design and create banners for small businesses such as Peacefood Cafe

Kitty Kan

A senior art major at LaGuardia Arts High School. She enjoys bringing the arts to her community and has created posters and videos to promote her local library. Recently, she participated in CITYart’s Upper West Side Story to design and create banners for small businesses such as Peacefood Cafe

  Kimberlyn Ononiwu   My name is Ogocukwu, however most people know me as Kim. I've lived in New York for the past 3 years. I was born and raised in Ravenna, a small town in Italy. I love New York and the people that make this city the way it is. I don't consider myself an artist, although I'm  fascinated by art and literature.  In my opinion, art and literature are an  escape from the world. 

Kimberlyn Ononiwu

My name is Ogocukwu, however most people know me as Kim. I've lived in New York for the past 3 years. I was born and raised in Ravenna, a small town in Italy. I love New York and the people that make this city the way it is. I don't consider myself an artist, although I'm  fascinated by art and literature.  In my opinion, art and literature are an  escape from the world. 

  Cheryl Qian   A sophomore at Stuyvesant High School. I began experimenting with art when I was a kid, and eventually it developed into a full time passion. Art is a fundamental part of my life, and I’ve been able to get in touch with many opportunities because of it. CITYarts was one of those opportunties, it allowed me to interact with more artists in my community and gain experience in creating large-scale projects.

Cheryl Qian

A sophomore at Stuyvesant High School. I began experimenting with art when I was a kid, and eventually it developed into a full time passion. Art is a fundamental part of my life, and I’ve been able to get in touch with many opportunities because of it. CITYarts was one of those opportunties, it allowed me to interact with more artists in my community and gain experience in creating large-scale projects.

  Kaitlyn Quach   Born and raised in New York City, Kaitlyn spent most of her childhood doodling in the margins of her notebook. As she grew older, she began to understand how the art she was so passionate about could connect to the world around her (and vice versa). Her major goal in life is now to influence people and spark deeper thought through her own artwork.

Kaitlyn Quach

Born and raised in New York City, Kaitlyn spent most of her childhood doodling in the margins of her notebook. As she grew older, she began to understand how the art she was so passionate about could connect to the world around her (and vice versa). Her major goal in life is now to influence people and spark deeper thought through her own artwork.

  Langelitsha Sibanda   My name is Langa Sibanda and I'm an eleventh grader at The Beacon School! I started working with CITYarts during the summer of 2017 on the Following the Footsteps of Alexander Hamilton mural! I enjoy helping kids with painting and drawing, and participating in making murals! 

Langelitsha Sibanda

My name is Langa Sibanda and I'm an eleventh grader at The Beacon School! I started working with CITYarts during the summer of 2017 on the Following the Footsteps of Alexander Hamilton mural! I enjoy helping kids with painting and drawing, and participating in making murals! 

  Sagrey Chisim Turjo   Sagrey Chisim Turjo is a freshman from New York City College of Technology. He is studying Computer Science. Coming from a country called Bangladesh, he has graduated High School in 2 years from High School for Law, Advocacy and Community Justice in June, 2016. He is passionate about Photography, Art and Computer Science.

Sagrey Chisim Turjo

Sagrey Chisim Turjo is a freshman from New York City College of Technology. He is studying Computer Science. Coming from a country called Bangladesh, he has graduated High School in 2 years from High School for Law, Advocacy and Community Justice in June, 2016. He is passionate about Photography, Art and Computer Science.