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YAC is an art studio that equips high school and college artists, mentors them individually, and exhibits the powerful potential of the next generation of Monterey County artists.

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YAC is an art studio that equips high school and college artists, mentors them individually, and exhibits the powerful potential of the next generation of Monterey County artists.

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YAC is an art studio that equips high school and college artists, mentors them individually, and exhibits the powerful potential of the next generation of Monterey County artists.

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  • #YACprompts on Instagram!

    YAC Exhibit You have a week to create something (or many things!) with a central color or pattern as the theme. This week (July 10th – 16th) the theme is CORAL! You can post a drawing, painting, ›››

    July 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    posted on July 10, 2020 by

YAC To Launch Outdoor Meetups!

Good news for YACsters!  After three months of running our program virtually, YAC is adding something new.  We’re headed for the great outdoors to be with each other in weekly YAC Meetups because it’s time ›››

posted on July 3, 2020 by
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Alumni Profile: Justin Devine

We're so happy to feature the amazing Justin Devine in our newest Alumni Profile! Justin in a multi-talented artist working across a wide variety of media from painting and drawing to professional illustration and design. ›››

posted on June 19, 2020 by
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Black Lives Matter

Youth Arts Collective stands with our friends, associates, donors, and surrounding community in the crucial fight against inequality, injustice, police brutality, and ongoing systemic racism. We are committed to play a part in this changing ›››

posted on June 13, 2020 by
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Virtual Exhibit of YAC Alum Iain Anderson!

Congratulations to Iain Anderson who is graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University this year! Because of Covid his senior exhibit has moved online, and will be going live this Friday, May 15th at 2pm Pacific Time! ›››

posted on May 13, 2020 by
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Meet Chanelle

Chanelle is a 16 year-old junior at Monterey High School who describes herself as “quirky, weird, and colorful.” She first became a YACster about a year ago, and describes YAC as a fun, creative, and ›››

posted on May 8, 2020 by
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LiveART on hold for now- but stay tuned!

We were so looking forward to our 9th Annual LiveART – our biggest, kindest, most fun live art and music party for the community. And it would’ve taken place last weekend. But then COVID-19 happened. ›››

posted on April 28, 2020 by
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