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The Supplies Behind the Art: A Look Inside the Art Bin

By: Marilyn Nguyen (Ryman ’11), Development Coordinator

The Art Bin is an essential part of Ryman Arts. Brimming with high-quality art supplies, the Art Bin provides our students with all the tools they need to create stunning works of art. Let’s take a look at the supplies behind the art!

Every student receives an Art Bin at the beginning of their Ryman Arts journey. These Art Bins are full of pencils, charcoal, colored pencils, paint brushes, watercolor and acrylic paint, and more!

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Fall 2020: A look into our first virtual semester!

By: Marilyn Nguyen (Ryman ’11), Development Coordinator

Ryman Arts went fully virtual for the Fall 2020 semester! From socially distanced art supply distribution to our first Instagram Live student art exhibition reception, the fall semester was an exciting period full of firsts for us! Looking back, here are some of our favorite program highlights.

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Ryman Arts Studio Shop Holiday Gift Guide

Need some help shopping for your friends and family this holiday season?
Here’s our curated selection of gift ideas to help you find something for everyone on your list! Your purchase supports our mission of providing high-quality studio art classes and college & career guidance to underserved, young artists across Southern California.
Click HERE to shop now!

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Bob Weis: Champion of Young Artists

We are pleased to celebrate that Ryman Arts longtime supporter and friend, Bob Weis, has been honored with the Buzz Price Thea Award for a Lifetime of Outstanding Achievements at the 27th Annual Thea Awards!

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Ryman Arts Community Celebrates the Class of 2020 Virtually

By: Marilyn Nguyen (Ryman ’11), Development Coordinator

Every year, Ryman Arts celebrates the success of our students through a culminating graduation ceremony and student artwork exhibition. Because we were unable to gather in person this year, we took our graduation ceremony online. The Ryman Arts 2020 graduation ceremony was held on YouTube Live on July 30. We had over 150 households join in the virtual gathering to celebrate the class of 2020!

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Celebrating Our Students’ Accomplishments of 2019-2020

By Marilyn Nguyen (Ryman ’11), Development Coordinator 

So much has changed since March, when the pandemic started to impact us directly, causing us to end our spring semester classes a few weeks early. Although the fall and spring semesters feel like a lifetime ago, as we get ready for our 2020 virtual graduation and student exhibition on July 30, we wanted to reflect on the accomplishments of our students.

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Mask Pattern Created by Ryman Arts Board Member

Make your own mask using Monica Leigh Rodriquez’s Pattern

By Marilyn Nguyen (Ryman ’11), Development Coordinator

During these challenging times, many from the fashion industries are shifting gears to help provide aid and support to communities in need. Ryman Arts Board Member Monica Leigh Rodriquez, Creative Director and Founder of Monica Leigh Atelier, saw a need for surgical grade and home-use masks, so she designed a high-quality mask pattern that can be produced in large quantity for the public.

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Creative, Educational, and General Resources in Response to COVID-19

In support of our Ryman Arts community, we have compiled a list of resources that provide creative, educational, financial, and general support during this time of need. We will continue to update this list as we find more resources to share with you.


Artists and Arts Organization

 

Art21
Art21 provides unparalleled access to the artist’s voice to diverse audiences around the world, using the power of digital media to introduce millions of people to contemporary art and artists. 

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