New Urban Gallery project!

• Choose someone you know well. You may submit anyone like friends, family, neighbors, mentors, coworkers of any age – kids are eligible! Kids are eligible! In fact, we strongly encourage kids to complete submission forms, too.
Write for kids. Young artists ages 5–18 are your audience. They will read the stories you write, and they will choose who to represent in the gallery. Be descriptive and help young people imagine the world of the person you’re submitting.

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If you have questions, contact us anytime and we will respond as quickly as possible ( or 319-343-8029). We will review each submission and send you confirmation of completion. Please allow 2–5 days.

Thank you, and good luck!


This person is:*
Town/city (if they've lived in more than one place, you may include them here and explain):*
Please tell us stories about this person! Why do you think they're so special? Students developed questions to help you get started:*
SIGNATURE: I am either 18 years of age or older OR have permission from my parent/guardian to complete this form (both must sign below). I understand that by completing and submitting this form, I am giving the Link/Youth Art Team permission to use this information in part or in its entirety for any promotional, fundraising, or media purpose of Link/Youth Art Team. I understand that I may contact Link/Youth Art Team (; 319-343-8029) if I have any questions before submitting.*

Student collaborators:


The new Youth Art Team Urban Gallery Installation project is supported, in part, by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, the R.J. McElroy Trust, Omega Cabinetry, and First Presbyterian Church (Waterloo).