Virtual Facilitation

Creating Art from Afar

"During this difficult time, my artwork is still coming to life." - Isabell Villacis Nothing stops the creativity of the Arts Access artists! Not even months of quarantine and social distancing. Over the past few months, Arts Access has [...]


Studio Spotlight: Chris Palmer

A Modern Pop Artist

Illustration by Chris Palmer One could easily come away with a sense of joy and wonder from viewing Chris Palmer’s illustrations and paintings. Drawing inspiration from comic books, television, and movies, Chris creates his compositions entirely from [...]


Studio Spotlight: Chet Cheesman

Determined and Dedicated

“I love to paint . . . all of my paintings are in my head before I do them.” Digital rendering and physical fabrication of Chet's sculpture "Nightlight" Chet was among the first artists to participate in [...]


Studio Spotlight: Amy Myers

Dreaming of Art

“It takes work. And I worked at it very hard.” Amy's Mixed Up Feelings, Number 2 Amy Myers is known for her diligent work as an artist in the Arts Access Program. Her work, which includes digital [...]


Studio Spotlight: Ara Shamamian

Enthusiastic Expression

“Oh my God, look at me!” Ara’s excitement is rarely contained when he is at Arts Access. We often hear his joyous exclamations during facilitation sessions. Lately, Ara has been focused on digital painting. During the course of a [...]


In This Together

COVID-19 and the Power of Art

Each month at Arts Access, the staff looks for ways to highlight the incredible work being created in our program by our truly talented artists. We do that through our events, website, social media, and email newsletters. But as the [...]

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