Friday, August 9, 2013

PlacerARTs in Auburn California Welcomes VADP

ARTspace for Teaching and Learning-

Angela Tahti (Arts Services) -- Auburn
As Executive Director of the Arts Council of Placer County since 1997, Angela Tahti collaborates with artists and community volunteers of all ages, public officials and business leaders to improve Placer County's quality of life through the arts. She develops, administers, and promotes a wide variety of community arts programs including visual, performing and literary arts presentations; a Regrant Program; Arts in Education Programs; and cultural tourism initiatives such as the Auburn Art Walk, Autumn Arts Studios Tour, Library Garden Summer Series, Jazz at 808, AGROart Competition, Feats of Clay and the One Root Festival.
Her "Director's Message" in Perspectives, Placer Arts' quarterly arts newsmagazine, informs members and the local community about the state of the arts locally and statewide. Ms. Tahti is Sierra Nevada Arts Alliance liaison to the Sierra Nevada Conservancy and County Arts Lead to the California Department of Education for Placer County Office of Education.

ARTspace, located on the lower level of The Arts Building, is designed to bring Artists and Student Artists together in a teaching and learning environment.

ARTspace provides a variety of ongoing workshops and classes for students of all levels, and is available to rent for workshops and events such as birthdays and other celebrations.

Visual Arts Development Project will be coming to The Arts Building 2014-
Hosting our first Executive Board of Directors Meeting- to Plan our Annual Retreat
We are now taking perspective- to be submitted to Andrea "YaYa" Porras, Executive Director, and Curator of the International Society of Altar Making.
The VADP’s Goals for the next three years are to develop our  residential artist’s studio program; to provide artistic experience to the Sacramento community and outlining rural communities in the San Joaquin Valley, Placer County, and Fresno County where existing partnerships have been developed. To collaborate and extend programming for that intersect with poets, musicians, performance artists, and installation artists.

Year one: We have hired a volunteer project director to develop programs for the resource center and to seek additional funding for operational support.
The long range goals are to concentrate our fundraising efforts, to cover administrative activities, provide technical assistance for faculty, and provide curriculum development training for new faculty members.

Donate today: All donations are tax deductible, please mail to: VADP, 808 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603

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