05.30.24 - 07.28.24

Emerging Creators: 35th Annual Student Exhibition

Exhibition Info

Hours: Wed-Sun, 11AM-6PM


Emerging Creators is BRIC’s yearly student exhibition celebrating the work of young artists and media makers from BRIC’s Youth Education Residency Programs in public schools and community centers across Brooklyn and beyond.

This year’s student exhibition showcases a selection of works created by over 3,200 young artists. BRIC partners its Teaching Artists with more than 40 schools and 12 community-based organizations every year, located across 23 Brooklyn neighborhoods, to deliver quality arts education. Emerging Creators is a platform for youth voices exploring diverse topics including community,  identity, activism, and current events. Our young artists experimented in a wide range of media, including: mixed media, painting, sculpture, printmaking, sewing, creative writing, photography, podcasting, animation, and filmmaking, to produce artworks that explore the issues and events shaping the post-pandemic world.

BRIC House is a one-stop shop for emerging creators and equips its partners to innovate and document the artistic growth of our youth. The mission of the Youth Education & Family Programs Department is to work with under-resourced communities and schools to nurture creativity while providing access to media education, technology, equipment, and career exploration. This exhibition embodies the creative courage, thoughtfulness, and resilience of the youth.

Exhibition Events

Thu | 5:00 PM
BRIC Youth Takeover 2024

BRIC Youth Takeover 2024

  • BRIC House


Untitled design (3)
Robert Lehman Foundation Logo Final
Untitled design (2)
NYSCA Logo – Green (1)
DCLA Logo (2)
Copy of NYC Council_Logo

BRIC’s Youth and Family Programming benefits from generous private funding from the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Con Edison, The Hearst Foundations, William Talbott Hillman Foundation, Robert Lehman Foundation, The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, National Grid, and the Tiger Baron Foundation.

Public support for BRIC’s Youth Programming is provided, in part, by the National Endowment for The Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the New York City Council under the leadership of Speaker Adrienne Adams with special thanks to Council Members Crystal Hudson, Chris Banks, Justin Brannon, Shahana Hanif, Rita Joseph, Farah Louis, Darlene Mealy, Mercedes Narcisse, Sandy Nurse, Chi Osse and Lincoln Restler.

Exhibition Participants

About BRIC Youth Education

For over three decades, BRIC has been a pioneer in providing exceptional art education to public school students throughout Brooklyn. BRIC’s Youth Education program is distinguished by the involvement of professional artists and media makers, who bring their individual professional practices into the classroom via in-school residencies that introduce new ways of learning through a project-based approach. Programs are tailored to the needs of each individual classroom and aligned to local and state educational standards. For more information, please email [email protected].


647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Venue Info

BRIC House is Brooklyn’s cultural living room: a 40,000 square foot multi-disciplinary arts and media complex where emerging and established artists can create work that deepens their practice and engages the diverse communities of the borough.

COVID-19 policy: Attendees of any BRIC House programming do not have to show proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter the building. Masks are encouraged but not required in all BRIC operated spaces. To learn more, visit:


The main floor of BRIC House has an accessible entrance on Rockwell Place, in addition to an accessible, all-gender bathroom. The BRIC Media Center, located on the 2nd floor, is accessible via elevator. The Gallery level is accessible via a wheelchair lift. Portable FM assistive listening devices are available for programs on the Stoop and in the Ballroom upon request. To make a specific access request, or to let us know other ways we can provide you with a welcoming experience, please contact Benno Orlinsky at [email protected] or (718) 683-5637.