Submit a Proposal
Now accepting proposals for our May 2021 issue!
Propose a project now and complete it for the following issue
Artists must be Minnesota residents between the ages of 12 and 22
Artists selected to participate will be paid, with commissions starting at $75
May 2021 Issue
Applications due: March 1
Notified by: March 8
First Meeting: March 8
Projects due: April 19
Release date: May 6
August 2021 Issue
Applications due: June 7
Notified by: June 14
First Meeting: June 28
Projects due: August 9
Release date: August 16
There are several ways to get involved...
Youth Voices of Experience Multi-media Digital Magazine
Our quarterly digital magazine feature art in all mediums created by Minnesota youth ages 12 - 22. The focus of our magazine is about amplifying the voices of youth who have experience with mental health, mental health disorders and/or who have been affected by the education, criminal justice, child welfare or mental health systems.
Propose a project in one of these categories:
Visual art in any 2D or 3D mediums
An article in written or video format
A non-fiction story in written or video format
Creative writing such as a short story or poetry in written or video format
Creating an original song or spoken word poem
Composing music for the soundtrack of the podcast
Safe Guard: Allies Against Bullying Comic Book
Help elementary students learn strategies and concepts to prevent bullying by creating a comic book using the heroes and bullies of our Safe Guard: Allies Against Bullying project. Read more about them here.
We are looking for:
Writers who can write a bullying prevention story
Comic book artists who can bring a writer's story to life
To apply for any of these projects, please fill out the following proposal form.
Questions? Contact Matt Organisak Jenson, Director of Arts and Youth Engagement at