Submit a Proposal

Now accepting proposals for our Winter!

  • 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

Important Dates:

        Winter 2021/22 Issue

          Applications due: TBA

          Notified by: TBA

          First Meeting: TBA

          Projects due: TBA

          Release date: TBA  

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

Apply now!

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