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Resources for Young Artists

This page features creative opportunities and resources for teens and young adults. Find information about working in the creative sector, upcoming scholarship deadlines, and ways to share and publish your work!

Talking Walls: Celebrating Heritage with Community Art

Late October showcased not only the bright fall colors of Pacific Northwest’s changing leaves, but also the thriving creative energy of local visual and performing artists alongside families of all ages and backgrounds. TVC’s …

Call to Artists: 19th Annual Teen Art Show, Deadline October 30

Submit Art – Thursday, October 28 – Saturday, October 30

Show – Wednesday, November 3 – Sunday, November 7

Call to Artists: “Picture Hillsboro” Purchase Award, Deadline Nov. 15

The City of Hillsboro Public Art Program invites artists throughout the region to submit original, two-dimensional artwork to be considered for the 2022 Picture Hillsboro Purchase Award. Submissions should represent the characteristic …

Call to Teens: Join the Creative Youth Collaborative, Deadline November 15

The Creative Youth Collaborative (CYC) is a youth-led adventure to expand arts programming for young creatives in Washington County, Oregon. This program is run by Tualatin Valley Creates.

The CYC …

Tigard Library Summer Teen Volunteer Program

New and Returning Volunteers:  Welcome, and thank you for wanting to participate in the library’s Remote Volunteer Program! On average, volunteers contribute close to 1200 hours of service a month. …

Applications Open for the 2021-2022 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board, Deadline May 21

Beaverton area high school students are invited to apply to the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board (MYAB) for the next school year.

MYAB’s goal is to serve the common good of …

Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, Deadline May 17

The Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts partnering with the American Theatre Wing and in collaboration with Concord Theatricals, Disney Theatrical Productions, iHeartRadio Broadway, …

Artingales Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Practicing Creative Choice, 3-day summer camps

For Ages: (7-17)


Campers will be presented with a concept to consider, such …

Stage Troopers Theatre Auditions on April 17!

Saturday, April 17th 9:00 am – 12 noon
Harvest Community Church 8215 NE Quatama Hillsboro, Or


Participate in the Tigard Community Mural Painting March 20-28

Sat Mar 20, 2021 – Sun Mar 28, 2021

9040 SW Burnham St, Tigard (B&B Print Parking Lot)

Tigard Downtown Alliance Event

Teen Art Contest: Reading Colors Your World, Deadline March 19

Calling all artists in grades 6-12! Enter for a chance to have your artwork featured during the 2021 Summer Reading Challenge at select Washington County libraries. There are $100 and $50 Powell’s …

Teen LitFest / Youth Literature Festival to Take Place Feb. 10!

Teen LitFest is an annual event sponsored by WCCLS. Teen library staff recommend a featured speaker; this year’s featured speaker is Adib Khorram. This year’s festival will take place …