Creative Connect connects youth and emerging Artists ages 14 to 29 with Career Professionals and Artists across art disciplines to expand their knowledge, skills, and build their creative capacities to further prepare them for careers in creative sectors and beyond. Using mentorship and the arts, Creative Connect is able to:
Through culturally tailored programming and unique mentorship opportunities, Creative Connect provides Artists with a combination of professional development and experiential learning opportunities.
The Black Creatives x Mentorship Toolkit is a guide featuring information about the different forms of mentorship that exist in creative fields, how to know if you’re ready for a mentor, and an activity to help you get started!
Mentorship gives you the skills and supports to reach new heights. It is a way to explore both yourself and your talents in a tender environment. As a mentee, my mentor means the world to me. She was able to instill in me not only the technical skills required for a photo, but the confidence to take a photo. She taught me that everything and anything is possible.
Rochelle David Creative Connect Mentee
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