Swirl of pink, purple, yellow, blue and lines create a human profile
Illustration by cedar, YWP

Painters and poets, photographers and storytellers, join us in ArtSpace! 

Discover beautiful, meaningful art – out in the world and right here at YWP. ArtSpace is our online studio, our creative gathering place for all the information you'll need to explore YWP's visual art projects, contests, workshops, and challenges through the year, including our Fall Contest (below).

Painting of autumn colors on hillsides and mountains
["Magic in the Scenery" by Eloise Silver Van Meter, YWP archive]

FALL 2023 CONTEST! YWP's Visual Art and Writing Contest runs until Oct. 15, 2023. See the details here.


Colorful paints at Wolf Kahn's studio, courtesy of Wolf Kahn Foundation site.
From Wolf Kahn's studio, Wolf Kahn website
  • GREAT ARTISTS CHALLENGE: Our monthly feature celebrates outstanding contemporary artists who inspire YWP's young artists. 

Great Artists Challenge

Great Artists Archive

Painting of yellow flower against blue background. Inspired by Georgia O'Keefe.
Acrylic painting, "The Sun," by Lily Mortensen, YWP, inspired by Great Artists Challenge


  • VISUAL ART GALLERY: This prominent, ever-changing display on our website homepage showcases the work of YWP's artists in response to weekly visual art challenges and the Great Artists Challenge.


Ink drawing of winding stream
"Ink Stream" by roma, YWP, one of the prize-winners in Art in Nature contest
  • CONTESTS, WORKSHOPS, EVENTS: YWP hosts art-inspired contests, workshops, and events through the school year.

    Contests in 2023-24 begin with:

    YWP's Fall Contest

    Contests and events in 2022-23 included:

    Art in Nature

Unleash Your Inner Artist

YWP Community! If you're interested in getting involved in ArtSpace – organizing, brainstorming, leading projects – of if you have any questions about it, contact YWP executive director Susan Reid at

Wolf Kahn Foundation logo

Special thanks to the Wolf Kahn Foundation for supporting YWP's ArtSpace project.