Watch our film!

Passion (Urban Gallery Project – Part II) film coming Spring 2018

Young artists in Waterloo & Cedar Falls, Iowa asked, “Who makes our community great?” Now 80 bright young artists, authors, and musicians celebrate you.


Featuring local heroes:

Aquayla Lumpkin, Beau Weichers, Diane Oehler, Esther Erbele, Pastor Faye Scott, Jay Schmitz, Joseph Gordon Larsen, Kamyar Enshayan, Kevin Droe, Larry & Lois Nanke, LaTanya Graves, Liberata Aung, Patty Achey Cutts, Sarah Corkery, Sharina Sallis, Umaru Balde


Created by student collaborators from:

Arts to End Violence

University of Northern Iowa | Department of Art (Foundations)

Waterloo Writing Project

Youth Art Team


July-December 2017

The 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, Waterloo Center for the Arts, and First Presbyterian Church (Waterloo).