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Urbstetiks Announces Two 2022 St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate Winners

Urbstetiks Announces Two 2022 St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate Winners

(ST. LOUIS Tuesday, February 22, 2022) –For the first time, Urbstetiks has named two poets as the 2022 St. Louis Youth Poets Laureate. The talented students are Lauren Barton, a senior at Pattonville High School, and Hobie Wolff, a junior at Crossroads College Preparatory School. “The selection of Hobie and Lauren represents the challenge of…

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Updated Pop Up Art Submission Form

UrbArts was made aware of a glitch with our Pop Up Art Show submission form and was able to resolve the issue. If you tried to submit before but was unsuccessful, your next attempt  should be problem-free. Submit now.   If you do have any problems submitting, you can email us at [email protected] or call…

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Grace Ruo and MK Stallings Wax Poetic on Black History at Ritenour Middle

Grace Ruo and MK Stallings Wax Poetic on Black History at Ritenour Middle

St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate Grace Ruo and UrbArts founder UrbArts MK Stallings shared poems and talked Black history during a recent virtual presentation for Ritenour Middle School. In a 47 minute online experience, MK share discussed the role of “Blackart” as defined by Haki Madhubuti before sharing a poem and introducing Grace. Ritenour Middle…

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Tour Our Latest Exhibit Virtually

The Due Process Denied art show closes on MLK Day but we hope to bring back the virtual exhibit soon. If you have not seen it, it is worth checking out the powerful works of art on display. Of course, the pandemic made it necessary to close the gap between visiting the UrbArts Old North…

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UrbArts Announces the 2021 St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate

(ST. LOUIS Monday, January 11, 2021) — The 2021 St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate is Grace Ruo, a 17-year-old native Kenyan and Hazelwood West High School senior. UrbArts will host an induction ceremony online and in person on January 18th to commemorate the federal holiday and observed birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr at 1:00…

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