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Wild & Freeeeeeeeeeee!

May 31, 2022

Thank You! Friends, we can’t thank you enough for being part of our return to center stage last night. You were an amazing audience and we’re thrilled that you were with us. Special thanks…

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Mental Health Matters

May 9, 2022

In just a few weeks we’ll present our 28th annual performance — a joy-filled, inspiring celebration of creative expression — and we’re all so excited to be back on the big stage!  It’s fitting…

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Cohannet Academy youth with Guest Artist Cammie Griffin Tokunbo (STOMP)

April 26, 2022

The Cohannet youth and staff are preparing to get the audience up on their feet and lead us in a dance for our LIVE performance Wild & Free on Thursday, May 26th  . STOMP…

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ExYo Mentors Rock!

April 20, 2022

Express Yourself’s peer mentors have been hard at work this year expanding their leadership skills, developing unique artistic projects, and assisting studio artists and their peers in the creative process. Returning mentors Haley, Christian…

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Peace Posts

April 14, 2022

ExYo youth have finished painting their clay tiles and the Peace Posts are being assembled. Carefully placing each tile, Exyo artist Laraine Cicchetti has adhered them to the wooden structures. Tucked in the center…

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ExYo Youth Shine with the Stars

April 6, 2022

Special guest artists, Ricky Duran joined the youth last night rehearsing songs with them for the upcoming Wild & Free production. Carlos Thomas, Quincy Giles and Boston’s Best Musicians joined the core group of…

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ExYo Visits Each/Other Exhibit at the PEM

April 1, 2022

Exyo students were enthralled with the Each/Other: Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger, Indigenous artists, multi layered exhibition. Collaboration and process art aligns with our focus in the Express Yourself studio. Watt and Luger use creativity…

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Lesley Interns Immersed in the ExYo Creative Process

March 28, 2022

Interns from Lesley University– Mollie Lesnever and Jessica Wilson joined us in the studio this year. EXYO has partnered with Lesley University to provide internship opportunities for their students for over ten years.  Mollie…

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STOMP into Spring

March 21, 2022

Our annual performance is just around the corner and Exyo youth have begun preparing for the Wang Theatre stage after two years of virtual performance. Springtime means the studio is alive with budding creativity….

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Be Photogenic with Photographer Bobbie Bush

March 10, 2022

Express Yourself is thrilled to have long- term collaborator, photographer Bobbie Bush in studio again this year! Each year her photographs are the highlight of our annual performance. Exyo youth had lots of fun stepping…

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