Today at Apple Creative Studios Amplifies Young Artists' Voices from Washington, D.C. L.A., and Chicago with Community Celebrations
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Apple announced this morning that "Over the past year, emerging creatives across Los Angeles, Beijing, Bangkok, London, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., participated in and received career-building mentorships through 'Today at Apple' Creative Studios. Participants gained hands-on experience, access to resources, and industry know-how, and used their learnings to create and present final projects to friends, family, and local communities."
This month, Creative Studios D.C., LA, and Chicago will reach these exciting milestones and celebrate the work of their participants:
- In D.C., a collection of bilingual children’s books were created by emerging voices with guidance from Apple, Shout Mouse Press, and Latin American Youth Center. They will be published in print and available for free as ebooks on Apple Books come December 7.
- LA focused on developing the talents of musicians in partnership with Music Forward Foundation, Inner-City Arts, and Social Justice Learning Institute, and during their celebration will share their final music tracks and animated cover art, as well as hear from industry insiders, including Apple Music’s Zane Lowe.
- And in Chicago, with community partners Yollocalli Arts Reach and Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy, young adults in the Little Village neighborhood amplified their stories through photography and illustration. An exhibition of their final creations will be displayed at the Chicago Cultural Center from November 18 through December 10, in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial.
Deirdre O’Brien, Apple’s senior vice president of Retail + People: "It has been so rewarding to see what these emerging young creatives can do with the tools and mentorship offered by our teams and incredible local partners. We can’t wait for their friends, family, and local communities to get together to experience their final projects, and celebrate what they’ve accomplished." For more on this including a few of the young creatives’ stories, click here.