The Artist

You’ve got a unique worldview and the creativity to share it.

Whether you express yourself with photography, music, writing, painting, film, or poetry you’ll discover endless new sources of inspiration on your gap year.

Learn new cultural and artistic traditions, connect with people’s stories, and enjoy finally having more time to pursue your creativity.

Stories from Global Citizen Year Fellows like you!

Get inspired!

Maybe like, Ian Frank (Ecuador ‘15, Watson University), you’ll use footage from your gap year to create an award winning documentary about Kichwa culture in the Amazon. After his gap year, Ian’s continued his filmmaking at Watson University and across the world.

Creativity for a cause

Maybe like, Mandula van den Berg (India ‘16, Bard College Berlin) you’ll develop a community project using art to inform about domestic violence and even get some of your stories and illustrations published.