Organization dedicated to combatting the high school dropout rate honored Kristin Sakoda, Executive Director of the LA County Arts Commission, & Academy Award-winning producer Michael Sugar at the Annual Fundraising Gala.
artworxLA students pair with the Autry Museum of the American West’s exhibition, Human Nature, to explore the relationships between humans and the environment.
artworxLA’s 27th annual fundraising gala honored film producer Michael Sugar and LACAC executive director Kristin Sakoda, following an art show displaying works from famed artists and students alike.
KAA Design’s Art Exhibit & Sale drew around 400 guests and raised over $30,000 for artworxLA.
artworxLA launches Central Continuation High School’s Design and Media Arts Academy, which will teach students creative skills that they can continue to utilize after graduation.
The Design and Media Arts Academy, the result of a partnership between LAUSD and artworxLA, intends to help students graduate while training them in skills that are in high demand in the creative industry.
While Los Angeles already has alternative high schools, the Design and Media Arts Academy emphasizes arts education in an effort to better engage students.
The Design and Media Arts Academy, a partnership between LAUSD and artworxLA, will provide students with arts education as well as traditional classes, encouraging them to pursue creative careers.
The new Design and Media Arts Academy will engage students and create attainable career pathways by providing arts education and artist mentors.
Katherine Espinoza, an artworxLA student from Vista High School, was awarded the Otis College of Art and Design scholarship for the college’s Summer of Art program.
Los Angeles-based clothing line, Kids of Immigrants, pairs with artworxLA and other area nonprofits to give back to the community through arts education and other opportunities.
artworxLA’s 26th annual gala celebrated its growing reach throughout Los Angeles, and honored Gensler CEO Andy Cohen and Councilman Curren Price for their commitment to artworxLA and its mission.
Inspired by the historical 1968 walkouts demanding education equality, Garfield High School students attended a panel with former student activists, and displayed their own artwork commemorating the protests through a partnership with artworxLA.
Tri-C students participated in an artworxLA workshop to create collages inspired by periods of displacement throughout U.S. history, which will be displayed at a Japanese American National Museum event.
artworxLA students from eight schools consider WWII Japanese-American incarceration and other periods of displacement, and, drawing parallels between historical and current events, present proposals for new monuments at a public presentation.
Season 2, Episode 6: Actor and artist Aldis Hodge visits artworxLA and participates in a film class.
The Create Justice initiative partners with and networks artworxLA and other arts organizations to consider how arts education and programs can benefit the juvenile justice system.
artworxLA’s 25th annual gala honored Academy-Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer and featured a fine arts auction, fundraising nearly double their initial goal of $11,000.
The 25th annual Evening of Art gala honored actress Octavia Spencer, producer Matt Tolmach, and his wife, Paige, for their commitment to artworxLA and its goals.