Give to the Max 2017

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Thank you for helping us raise $7,425 for our 2018 Scholarship Program on Give to the Max Day November 16th! If you missed it, you can still participate and help us reach our $15,000 goal by clicking on the donate button below.



Inverted Arts Scholarship Program

The mission of Inverted Arts is to help disadvantaged youth discover and unleash their creative voices. The Inverted Arts scholarship is a $2,500/year US ($1,000/year international) award for up to four years for a student pursuing a major the arts, or some minimum level of artistic studies. The goal of this award is to help students continue their artistic and academic development at a college level in order return to their own communities and help mentor other students to discover and unleash their own creative voices. Eligible students must have participated in an IA program or project, the scholarship must be renewed each year, and recipients are required to serve as an IA Artist Mentor during an IA Art Camp or Art Exploration Program.

Meet our 9 current scholarship recipients in the photo above: (L to R, Top to Bottom)

Shevon Greene – Music Therapy – Minneapolis, MN

Rose Simbiri – Video Production – Nairobi, Kenya

Henry Aol – Photography – Nairobi, Kenya

Winnie Otieno – Music – Nairobi, Kenya

Philister Miruka – Fashion Design – Nairobi, Kenya

Yvonne Asunnah – Fashion Design – Nairobi, Kenya

Kevin Otieno – Video Production – Nairobi, Kenya

Rachel Kite – Visual Art – Minneapolis, MN

Adriel Santos – Music – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

In 2018, we hope to add 1 local and 1 global scholarship for a total of 11 scholarship recipients. Help us keep our scholarship program growing.


2018 SCHOLARSHIP GOAL = $15,000