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INSPIRE – Teaching Artists' Exhibition

Presented by Youth in Arts and 2nd Friday Art Walk at Youth in Arts and YIA Gallery, San Rafael CA

Dec 03 2021
Jan 14 2022
INSPIRE – Teaching Artists' Exhibition

Taylor Mancini, "Lean Back"

Annual show featuring the work of teaching artists at public and private schools in Marin County

Artists Reception/2nd Friday Art Walk:
* December 10, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Exhibition Dates:
* December 3 – January 14

What inspires teaching artists to create?

How do they light the creative fire in their students?

How do they do both during a pandemic?

Youth in Arts’ annual INSPIRE show features the art of K-12 teaching artists. The show includes nearly 30 drawings, paintings, photographs, prints, mixed media and sculptures. The work ranges from small houses carved out of “book logs” to large abstract paintings rich with color.

Participating artists: Lauren Bartone, Amaera BayLaurel, Katy Bernheim, Molly Blauvelt, Cathy Bowman, Steven Huntley, Julia James, Suzanne Joyal, Jackie LaLanne, Jennifer Lipson, Katya McCulloch, Taylor Mancini, Laurie Reemsnyder.

“We continue to be inspired by the beautiful works that Marin County’s teaching artists submit for this annual exhibition,” said Development and Gallery Manager Morgan Schauffler. “These are some of the best works we’ve seen, and they were created during an incredibly stressful time for educators.”

The artists’ reception will be held Dec. 10 from 5 to 8 pm. It will coincide with San Rafael’s 2nd Friday Art Walk and the Business Improvement District’s Sparkle & Cheer event. Hot cider and cocoa will be served.


Free admission

Contact: 415-457-4878


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Additional time info:

Artists Reception/2nd Friday Art Walk:  December 10, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Gallery Hours:  Monday-Friday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm


Youth in Arts and YIA Gallery

917 C Street, San Rafael, CA 94901


Affordable parking is available across the street in the City of San Rafael lot at 3rd and C Streets


    • Wheelchair Access

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