Teen Leadership Council 2018

2018 Teen Leadership Council
Photo: Ginny Huo

Teen Leadership Council 2018

2018 Teen Leadership Council
Photo: Ginny Huo

Tony

Tony

Tony is from Washington Heights, New York. He was drawn to Teen Leadership Council because he interested in the ways that communities of color are positively represented in art. Tony's favorite...

Tony is from Washington Heights, New York. He was drawn to Teen Leadership Council because he interested in the ways that communities of color are positively represented in art. Tony's favorite artist is Kendrick Lamar because he is a huge fan of rap and Hip-Hop. Tony loves the technical side of Lamar's work such as the metaphors, similes, rhyme schemes, word play, etc. Songwriting is a form of art that draws his attention. He hopes to incorporate his experiences with his community into his songwriting and become a successful artist.


Sarah

Sarah

Sarah was raised on the Lower East Side, New York. She was interested in participating in Teen Leadership Council because she is passionate about social justice and wants to gain new perspectives on...

Sarah was raised on the Lower East Side, New York. She was interested in participating in Teen Leadership Council because she is passionate about social justice and wants to gain new perspectives on it through artwork. Her favorite hobbies are reading, free-writing, and meditating! Sarah is inspired by the women in her life like her mother. She is also inspired by Janet Jackson, Rosario Dawson, and her mentor, Joy. She hopes to learn more of the history of black culture and meet different artists. In the future, she wants to influence people and help them be comfortable in their own skin!


Tanye

Tanye

Tanye is from Mount Vernon, New York. She is interested in this program because she would like to plan and host her own events. My favorite artists are Yara Shahidi, Childish Gambino, and Mitch...

Tanye is from Mount Vernon, New York. She is interested in this program because she would like to plan and host her own events. My favorite artists are Yara Shahidi, Childish Gambino, and Mitch Albam. Tanye likes abstract artwork and simple paintings. Her favorite hobbies include playing the violin, watching movies, reading and shopping. Some of her biggest inspirations are Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Yara Shahidi. She hopes to learn how to be a more professional event coordinator one day. In the future, she wants to play in an orchestra and do photography.


Bushra

Bushra

Bushra is from Pakistan and lives in Harlem, New York. Her favorite lyricist is Kung-Fu Kenny AKA The G.O.A.T. She also enjoys listening to Kanye, Chance the Rapper and J.Cole. Bushra enjoys writing...

Bushra is from Pakistan and lives in Harlem, New York. Her favorite lyricist is Kung-Fu Kenny AKA The G.O.A.T. She also enjoys listening to Kanye, Chance the Rapper and J.Cole. Bushra enjoys writing – free write, poetry, etc. She's been sailing for three years now. She is inspired by her mother. (Hi mom!)


Amber

Amber

Amber is from The Bronx and wanted to help create more programs for teens because she feels that art programs have played a significant part in her own life. Her favorite artists include Sable Elyse...

Amber is from The Bronx and wanted to help create more programs for teens because she feels that art programs have played a significant part in her own life. Her favorite artists include Sable Elyse Smith, Miguel Luciano, Firelei Baez, David Bowie, Jamie Hewlett, Chaim Potok, and Harper Lee. She makes digital art, prints, cartoons, photographs, and is a writer. Her hobbies include exploring and finding new artists to be inspired by. In this program, she hopes to learn about different roles in a museum, create new program to support the arts, and meet new artists. In the future, Amber hopes to work in a museum, either as an educator or curator, all while creating art of her own.


Hawa

Hawa

Hawa is from Guinea West Africa but she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is interested in Teen Leadership Council because she loves art. Her favorite artists are Tupac Shakur, Kendrick...

Hawa is from Guinea West Africa but she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is interested in Teen Leadership Council because she loves art. Her favorite artists are Tupac Shakur, Kendrick Lamar, and J. Cole. Hawa loves to paint with acrylics and watercolors and dance. She is inspired by her family. Hawa wants to learn about planning events. In the future, she hopes to attend Columbia University.


Daniela

Daniela

Daniela is Dominican and lives in Inwood, New York. She came to Teen Leadership Council because she is interested in the museum scene and what museums do for society. Daniela wants to be a part of an...

Daniela is Dominican and lives in Inwood, New York. She came to Teen Leadership Council because she is interested in the museum scene and what museums do for society. Daniela wants to be a part of an art institution and create programming for her fellow teens. Her favorite artists are Kandinsky, Laura Owens, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, and Lynn Hershman Leeson. She likes drawing and sketching. Daniela is inspired by art that are forms of protest because she feels that art is an important form of expression that resonates with different kinds of people.


Donnell

Donnell

Donnell is from Newark, New Jersey but resides in the Bronx, New York. To him, Teen Leadership Council is a chance to give back to the community that constantly gives him a place to grow. Some of...

Donnell is from Newark, New Jersey but resides in the Bronx, New York. To him, Teen Leadership Council is a chance to give back to the community that constantly gives him a place to grow. Some of Donnell's favorite artists are Halsey, Melanie Martinez, Troye Sivan, and Sable Elyse Smith because of the rawness in their art. He enjoys taking pictures, but is currently focusing on learning realism drawing, volleyball, and chess. Donnell is heavily inspired by his friends and his environment. He hopes to inspire and challenge the people around him


Lubiana

Lubiana

Lubiana is from Queens, New York. She is interested in Teen Leadership Council because she wants to learn about event-planning and social issues. Lubiana likes simplistic and minimalistic artwork....

Lubiana is from Queens, New York. She is interested in Teen Leadership Council because she wants to learn about event-planning and social issues. Lubiana likes simplistic and minimalistic artwork. Her favorite hobbies are listening to music, writing, and photography. She is inspired by her parents who drive her to work hard. She hopes to learn about teen interests and further apply the skills she will learn in the program.


Aryaana

Aryaana

Aryaana is from two different hemispheres. She resides in Queens, New York but is from Bangladesh. Some of her favorite artists are Ian Somerhalder, Yayoi Kusama, and Sable Elyse Smith for the way...

Aryaana is from two different hemispheres. She resides in Queens, New York but is from Bangladesh. Some of her favorite artists are Ian Somerhalder, Yayoi Kusama, and Sable Elyse Smith for the way they utilize their platforms to accentuate unity. She likes art pieces that highlight social justice issues and shed light on marginalized voices. Aryaana's hobbies include ferociously reading the news and books, writing in her journal, and running 5Ks. She is inspired by the kindness of people. She hopes to learn about helping communities through art, utilize her youth leadership skills, and become a part of the Studio Museum family. In the future, she wants to aid frontline communities through a career in medicine.


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Tony

Tony is from Washington Heights, New York. He was drawn to Teen Leadership Council because he interested in the ways that communities of color are positively represented in art. Tony's favorite...

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Sarah

Sarah was raised on the Lower East Side, New York. She was interested in participating in Teen Leadership Council because she is passionate about social justice and wants to gain new perspectives on...

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Tanye

Tanye is from Mount Vernon, New York. She is interested in this program because she would like to plan and host her own events. My favorite artists are Yara Shahidi, Childish Gambino, and Mitch...

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Bushra

Bushra is from Pakistan and lives in Harlem, New York. Her favorite lyricist is Kung-Fu Kenny AKA The G.O.A.T. She also enjoys listening to Kanye, Chance the Rapper and J.Cole. Bushra enjoys writing...

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Amber

Amber is from The Bronx and wanted to help create more programs for teens because she feels that art programs have played a significant part in her own life. Her favorite artists include Sable Elyse...

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Hawa

Hawa is from Guinea West Africa but she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is interested in Teen Leadership Council because she loves art. Her favorite artists are Tupac Shakur, Kendrick...

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Daniela

Daniela is Dominican and lives in Inwood, New York. She came to Teen Leadership Council because she is interested in the museum scene and what museums do for society. Daniela wants to be a part of an...

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Donnell

Donnell is from Newark, New Jersey but resides in the Bronx, New York. To him, Teen Leadership Council is a chance to give back to the community that constantly gives him a place to grow. Some of...

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Lubiana

Lubiana is from Queens, New York. She is interested in Teen Leadership Council because she wants to learn about event-planning and social issues. Lubiana likes simplistic and minimalistic artwork....

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Aryaana

Aryaana is from two different hemispheres. She resides in Queens, New York but is from Bangladesh. Some of her favorite artists are Ian Somerhalder, Yayoi Kusama, and Sable Elyse Smith for the way...

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