Pratt>Forward Artist Mentorship Program

Pratt Fine Arts

4 World Trade Center
New York, NY 10006


Oct 20, 2023


Sep 11, 2023

Pratt>Forward 2024 is a month-long platform that inspires and mentors emerging artists by nurturing artistic exploration and bolstering career development skills. Pratt>Forward empowers cultural advocacy and collaborates to develop new artist-led models for cultural engagement. Selected participants will be expected to be present in person at the World Trade Center studio location Mon-Fri the month of March 2024. 10 applicants will be selected. All will receive full scholarships and a $2,000 stipend. 5 of 10 places will be awarded to Pratt Fine Arts alumni.

Pratt>Forward 2024 is in partnership with Silver Art Projects at the World Trade Center (WTC).

Dates: Month of March 2024. One-day in-person orientation at the WTC in February (date TBD).

Regretfully, they cannot offer additional support for travel or accommodation.

Co-directors: Mickalene Thomas & Jane South Core Mentors: Derrick Adams, Elizabeth Lamb, Emily McElwreath, José Parlá, Jasmine Wahi.


Emerging artists with US Citizen/Permanent Resident status or valid visa (must be valid through March 2024). BFA/MFA students may also apply but must have graduated by January 1st, 2024.

Application Instructions

Apply via the application portal.