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A Letter to Supporters!

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...

BI-LO Community Bag Program

Yo Art has been chosen as BI-LO’s Community Bag Program beneficiary. This fundraiser will continue for the month of August. The BI-LO Community Bag Program is an opportunity for even the busiest of people to give back to their community. All you do is go to BI-LO,...

Donor Appreciation at Edmund’s Oast!

Our first Customer Appreciation Wine Tasting is next week! Throughout the months of May and June, Yo Art will host beer and wine tastings at Edmund's Oast. Join us May 2nd from 5:30 to 7:30 to kick off the series! You'll get to try exclusive wines, meet other Yo Art...

Our Spring semester is underway!

Happy 2019! Yo Art has so far started its Spring semester at Charleston Development Academy, Angel Oak Elementary, and Philip Simmons High. We wanted to share some before and after images that 9th and 11th graders at PSH accomplished in ONE day of graphic design!...