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Announcing Weekly YACprompts on Instagram!

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Announcing Weekly YACprompts on Instagram!

You have a week to create something(s) with a central color as the theme. It can be a drawing, painting, photograph, collage, or written piece, performance, …opus. You can post once or multiple times throughout ›››

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We’re Still Mentoring!

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We’re Still Mentoring!

It’s been over 20 days since we had to shutter our studios in downtown Monterey, but we didn’t disappear. We moved YAC’s program to an online clubhouse to keep them engaged with their art, each ›››

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Artist Interview: Mai Ryuno

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Artist Interview: Mai Ryuno

We’re so very pleased to introduce our newest Artist Interview with the amazing Mai Ryuno of Play Full Ground! Mai embodies creativity in all of her endeavors, from her social art practice, to her business, ›››

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YAC Moves Online, a Coronavirus Update

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YAC Moves Online, a Coronavirus Update

3/20/2020 Dear Supportive Friends of Youth Arts Collective, As you probably realized by now, we needed to temporarily close the studios because of this looming pandemic. We are so thankful to live in a community ›››

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Artists Supporting Artists at Carmel Art Association

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Artists Supporting Artists at Carmel Art Association

A wonderful thing happened last week. Forty Carmel Art Association artists donated pieces to an auction to benefit YAC – and raised $15,000 in one evening! Never before have this many generous artists come together ›››

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Artist Interview: Erin Hunter

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Artist Interview: Erin Hunter

We’re so happy to introduce our newest artist interview with the wonderful Erin Hunter! Erin is a fantastically talented scientific illustrator and fine artist, and we were lucky enough to have her lead a nature ›››

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30Days/30Drawings Returns!

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30Days/30Drawings Returns!

YAC’s 30/30 challenge returns this March! Sharpen those pencils, grab your paints, pens, pastels, etc… and get ready to create a piece of art everyday! 30 Days/ 30Drawings brings together YACsters, mentors, professional artists and ›››

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Alumni Profile: Michelle Magdalena Maddox

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Alumni Profile: Michelle Magdalena Maddox

We’re so happy to introduce photographer Michelle Magdalena Maddox in our newest Alumni Profile! Michelle does both commercial and fine art photography, is on the board at the Weston Collective, and runs Bohypsian – a ›››

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YACsters in For the Love of Art!

posted on February 6, 2020 by
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YACsters in For the Love of Art!

Five YACsters are representing YAC at the Carmel Art Association’s annual For The Love of Art high exhibit, a Monterey County-wide art competition and exhibition for high school juniors and seniors. This year 67 students ›››

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Two YAC Mentors in Art Shows This Friday!

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Two YAC Mentors in Art Shows This Friday!

Germain Hatcher will be exhibiting her paintings with Steven Russell, in Santa Cruz at Rare Bird Salon on Friday! Opening Reception:Friday, February 7th, from 5-8pm atRare Bird Salon227 Cathcart St.Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Chloe Wilson ›››

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