The Pacific Islands Society (PacSoc) is pleased to announce the second edition of its Next Generation (NexGen) Pacific Artists Program, which targets visual artists (aged < 35) from the Pacific Islands region. Learn More
Our Next Generation Artists project provides an essential launchpad for the next generation of island artists. To date, our programs have helped young leaders from five countries gain the knowledge, networks, and exposure necessary to build a global brand. As a registered nonprofit organization, our young leaders depend completely on your genorisity. On average, we estimate that we need to raise at least $600 to support one program participant each fiscal year. Unfortunately, this means that we have to turn down dozens of qualified applicants to our programs. Help us give more young artists the opportunity to participate in our programs. Support a young artist today.
ArtAsia Pacific Magazine has featured one of the Pacific Islands Society’s 2013-2014 Next Generation Artists in its 2014 Almanac on the Papua New Guinea Country Page.
“The inclusion of a Samoan artist to this exclusive group proves recognition of Samoan artists overseas is beginning to grow. ” – Sarah Cancelarich (Bates College)
The Pacific Islands Society’s 2013-2014 Next Generation Artists Program has been featured in a new academic article on the impact of contemporary visual arts in Samoa.
Yesterday, the Saipan Tribune published an article about the Pacific Islands Society’s 2013-2014 Next Generation Artists.
Yesterday, Samoa Observer published an article on one of the Pacific Islands Society’s 2013-2014 Next Generation Artists.
Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that we are now receiving applications for three new young leaders programs: the Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament Project, the Pacific Security Scholars Project, and the Young Pacific Artists Program.