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March Recap!! ✨🍀

  March welcomed spring, pollen, & more!!!    I can’t believe it's already the end of March and we couldn't be more excited to welcome spring and warmer weather! We have been able to continue to evolve throughout these unprecedented times and fully expand our...

Cheers to the New Year!

Happy New Year & Happy Black History Month!  We hope everyone had a safe past year! It's 2021 and we couldn't be more excited to start! It was a rough landing, but we made it. Again, we just wanted to thank you all for the end of year fundraiser efforts. We have...

End of Year Thank You!

Dear loyal supporters,   As of April 2020, I was granted the role as Executive Director of Yo Art Inc. Immersed in the Charleston art community for more than 8 years, I have personally witnessed the significance of arts education in schools. We are continuing our...

A Letter to Supporters!

Dear Loyal Supporters, As the summer concludes and we find ourselves pondering the re-opening of schools, we here at Yo Art are committed to helping our students regain their Spring ’20 level of education.  Most organizations have been hit very hard by our current...

Field Trip to Night Heron Park

Last semester, 80 fifth grade students from Angel Oak Elementary took a field trip to Night Heron Park to flex their newfound photography skills. After five weeks in Yo Art’s photography program, with instruction by local photographer Adam Chandler and our Executive...

A Night of Fashion at Gwynn’s

On November 7, 2019, Yo Art held a Night of Fashion at Gwynn’s of Mt. Pleasant. We had hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, a raffle, many local fashion and Yo Art supporters, and, most importantly, our Fashion Design students’ work on display. Middle school students at Jerry...

Meet Greg, our new Director of Development!

Greg Colleton spent the past six years as Director of Operations at Redux Contemporary Art Center, and now Yo Art is so lucky to have him! Greg came on board over the summer to help with the organization's fundraising and outreach, and we decided to do a quick Q &...

Students love Yo Art!

Each school year, Yo Art is in at least a dozen Lowcountry schools, teaching hundreds of students photography, coding, filmmaking, fashion, graphic and landscape design. We do this to teach career skills and get devices like iPads, Canon cameras, and Google...

Meet Harriet Ripinsky!

Harriet Ripinsky has lived in Charleston for decades, has a background in book publishing, and has always been tied to and supportive of the arts and after school programs. So, from its inception, Yo Art has been a very worthy cause in Harriet’s eyes. She explains how...

Save the Date!

Please join Yo Art, Jerry Zucker Middle School, and Gwynn's for a night of fashion on November 7, 2019 at 916 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students from Jerry Zucker have spent the first 12 weeks of the 2019-2020...