The Collaborative’s Creatives Under 40 Recipients

In the words of our 2020 recipient Jayana LaFountaine: “Art is so freakin’ powerful.”

Each year we ask our readers/followers to nominate young artists who are “so freakin’ powerful” in the way they have approached their craft and have impacted and empowered others.

The nomination process for 2021 will be announced in late 2020.

Read about our first 23 recipients:

Meet our 2020 class: Joey Berben, Patrick Harris, Tony Iadicicco, Jinah Kim, Kim Neaton, Courtney Guttenberg, Vaceia Payne, Madison LaVallee, Casey Polomaine, Anna Pillot and Jayana LaFountaine.

Meet our 2019 class: D. Colin, Josh Coletto, Emily Curro, Kristin Diotte, Darian Henry, Dan Maddalone, Nadine Medina, Jamel Mosely, Amani Olugbala, Sarah Pezdek, Sarah Van Buren and Nicole Van Slyke

Our Class of 2020 Creatives Under 40 gathered just before the COVID-19 crisis dictated social distancing. Read their inspiring stories.