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Explore our previous student and international juried exhibition artwork. 

Teen Visions: September 11 – September 30

teen visions exhibition
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Teen Visions 2021 celebrates the incredible work of young artists from The Art Effect’s 2021 summer programs. Experience art through the eyes of talented teens who created an impressive collection of over 70 works of art, including drawings, painting, photography, digital animation, and mixed media, and more. Click here to view the exhibition program.

Up Close And Personal: May 28 – July 1

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The second in a series, Up Close & Personal is a youth-led international juried exhibition at the historic, newly-renovated Trolley Barn Gallery on Main Street in Poughkeepsie, New York. Re-activating the iconic Trolley Barn through an innovative approach to youth empowerment through the arts, The Art Effect is putting youth in the driver’s seat of this incredible space, empowering them to engage community members and visitors in transformative arts experiences that they curate.

Up Close & Personal is a lively and touching exhibition that plays with scale and magnification as well as connects to the social and personal dimensions of the theme. Many of the artworks represent the forms of human intimacy, from acutely revealing portraiture and studies of our internal landscapes, to tableaus of family life. In a year characterized by social distance and instability, these works tap into what many of us need right now: friendship, family, human care, and connection.

Reel Exposure International Teen Film and Photo Festival: April 7 – May 19

Home Sick Opening & Trolley Barn Gallery Ribbon Cutting: February 26, 2021

Senior Project Exhibition: January 6, 2021 – January 29, 2021

Senior Project Exhibition

The Art Effect’s Senior Project Exhibition showcases artwork from the most advanced arts course for high school students in 2020. Artwork from this 12-week intensive class is designed to help high school seniors build a strong, cohesive, and scholarship-winning arts portfolio.

Teen Visions Showcase: September 11, 2020 – September 30, 2020

Teen Visions Art Exhibit celebrated the work of young artists from The Art Effect’s 2020 summer programs, including The Art Institute, Media, Art and Design Lab (MADLab)Spark Studios, and Digital Literacy (D-LIT) in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Art After Hours & Senior Project Showcase: January 24, 2020 – February 9, 2020

Sponsored by IES, Inc.
featuring artwork by: Mel Audette-Diaz, Anneke Chan, BB Jaffee, Ally Walsh, and Olivia Weinstein

Art After Hours is a happy hour event celebrating the local food, music, and art scene of the Hudson Valley. It brings people together for a fun evening of amazing art created by the youth of The Art Effect, live music, and delicious unlimited bites and beverages from participating vendors.