The arts encourage self-expression and creativity. It is an outlet that can build confidence as well as a sense of individual identity. Art is boundless and there are many ways you or a teen you know can get started.
Art programs, whether it be drawing/painting lessons or performance arts, provide an outlet for this built up tension and stress for teens. Engaging with art programs will allow teens to express their creativity and live a more stress free life.
There are so many different mediums of art for students to find their passion in. Within visual arts, there are programs for drawing, sketching, painting, sculpting, and animation; within performing arts, there are programs for hip hop dance, aerial dance, ballet, theatre, choir, and instrumental performance.
Participating in such creative arts programs –visual or performing – can have many positive effects beyond self-expression. Platforms like teen art programs allow their participants to evolve as artists and academic achievers. Creative art programs also help students develop real-life skills that could translate to their careers.