Brian Bowes comic classes illustrator

Popular AAS instructor Brian Bowes during class.

Brian Bowes and his Comicstrip Creations students at Scotts Valley Middle School are featured in an article in the Santa Cruz Sentinel on September 23, 2016.

Read the article here.

The Art Center is proud to announce that we have secured a $20,000 grant from the Rydell Foundation, through the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, to continue offering our popular Art After School program for the next 2 years.

Many thanks to Kathryn Pierno, our intrepid grant writer, Natosha Wengreen (Youth Education Program Director), Brenda Berg (Education Committee Chair), and Susan Archibald (Board Chair) for their tireless work on the program behind the scenes, and to all of our dedicated instructors who bring their expertise into the schools.