YACster Profiles

Meet Luis!

August 24, 2021
Meet Luis!

Luis, 24, is finishing up at Hartnell College and heading off to Cogswell University (CSV) based in Silicon Valley to major in 3d animation.  His earliest memory of making art dates back when he was ›››

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Meet Eden!

April 5, 2021
Meet Eden!

Eden is a 16-year-old junior at Pacific Grove High School who describes herself as “creative, kind, and loyal.” She first joined YAC as a freshman, after being a regular in our TAG (Teaching Across Generations) ›››

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Meet Ciela!

March 1, 2021
Meet Ciela!

Ciela is a 14 year-old sophomore at Mount Madonna School who describes herself as “open-minded, creative, and excitable.” She first joined YAC in the summer of 2019, after participating on and off in Teaching Across ›››

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Meet Ash

July 17, 2020
Meet Ash

Ash, an 18-year old York alumni who describes herself as an “idiosyncratic perfectionist,” is currently on a gap year before starting at the University of Denver. She first became a YACster in September of 2018, ›››

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Meet Chanelle

May 8, 2020
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 ›››

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Meet Vanessa

March 18, 2019
Meet Vanessa

Vanessa is a 17-year-old junior at Seaside High who has been a YACster for just over a year. Friendly and hilarious, Vanessa is a prolific and daring artist who sees YAC as a place full ›››

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Meet Samantha

August 23, 2018
Meet Samantha

Samantha, who just went off to start college at Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), has been a YACster since her freshman year at Monterey High. A fearless and multitalented artist, Samantha labels herself ›››

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Meet Barbara

April 26, 2018
Meet Barbara

Barbara is a sixteen-year-old homeschooled sophomore who’s been a YACster for the past two years. She compares herself to the sea – “calm at times, but also angry at other times.” Friendly and funny, Barbara ›››

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