AEP Spotlight

The Arts Prepare Students for School, Work, and Life

AEP's research bulletin, Preparing Students for the Next America: The Benefits of an Arts Education, offers a snapshot of how the arts support achievement in school, bolster skills demanded of a 21st century workforce, and enrich the lives of young people and communities. It draws on the research in AEP's ArtsEdSearch.

Meet the 2014 Young Artist Award Recipient, Antara Cleetus

For her colorful and engaging work, “The Third Eye,” Antara received the AEP 2014 Young Artist Award at this year’s AEP National Forum in Pittsburgh, PA. She is also the recipient of two National PTA Reflections Awards for 2013 and 2014. Visit the Young Artist Award page for biographical information and listen to the “Interview with the Artist.”