2022 MADLab Spring

Ages 14-19

  • February 7, 2022 - April 6, 2022
  • 10 weeks, Monday - Wednesday, 3–5:30pm
  • Location:
    Pershing Studios
    45 Pershing Avenue Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Teacher: David Wong

Please note preference for our youth employment programs is given to Dutchess County residents.

Media/Art/Design Lab (MADLab) is an "earn while you learn" arts-based career and skills training program that trains youth in:

  • visual art and graphic design skills
  • social media marketing skills
  • public art project management skills


Reminder – The Art Effect's youth workforce programs are application-based and accepted applicants will be contacted by instructors before program begins.

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David Wong is a graduate of the arts management program at SUNY Purchase with a degree in commercial art from SUNY Dutchess. David’s background in contemporary sculpture includes working in fine art institutions such as Dia: Beacon and Storm King Art Center. David has been an art department intern for both feature films and music videos, and his work as an educator specializes in creative placemaking. David began with The Art Effect’s as an intern in 2016 working for the 21st Century Project (later called The Empire Program). He has also worked with Spark Studios and ArtsBridge and has coordinated the MADLab program since 2018.