Showcase of Student Work: Artists-in-Schools Exhibition
Kala Art Institute proudly presents its inaugural Artists-in-Schools program exhibition
in conjunction with the Kala Gallery exhibition re:con-figure and On View: New Work from Kala
This exhibition features work from K-12 students who participated in Kala’s educational outreach programs in Berkeley, Emeryville and Oakland.
2008-09 AIS school sites: Anna Yates Elementary, Berkeley High School’s Arts and Humanities Academy, Chipman Middle School, Emery Recreation Center Adventure Works Summer Program, Emery Secondary School, Jefferson Elementary, King Middle School, Longfellow Middle School, Peralta Elementary, Rosa Parks Kids Village After School Program, Thornhill Elementary and Willard Phoenix Rising After School Program.
Kala Art Institute provides emerging and established artists with opportunities to develop experimental artwork by offering a “creative oasis” where artists from around the world work and exchange ideas in our West Berkeley studios. These talented artists form the creative corps of Kala’s Artists-In-Schools (AIS) program serving more than 2,500 students a year throughout the Bay Area.
Kala’s Artists-in-Schools program gratefully acknowledges support from Alameda County Arts Commission, California Arts Council, Francis Collins/Dream Builders, City of Emeryville, Community Foundation of Silicon Valley, Emery Ed Fund, Emery Unified School District, The Walter & Elise Haas Fund, Crescent Porter Hale Foundation, LEF Foundation, The Thomas J. Long Foundation, The Nichols Foundation, The PSB Fund, Rich Robbins/Wareham Development, Mercy and Roger Smullen Fund, The Sato Foundation, Van Loben Sels/RembeRock Foundation, West Berkeley Foundation, The Bernard E. and Alba Witkin Charitable Foundation, and the Friends of Kala Art Institute