ARTIST, Inc. is a
program founded and developed by
CJ Rider for at-risk children living in Arizona.
It operates on a volunteer and donation basis. The classes are held each week with up to 18
children of various ages.
Artist classes offer fun-filled, goal oriented art encounters for
underprivileged children in our communities.
is to develop individual pride and personal self-esteem through
the creative processes found in art. The success of this program
is evidenced by the laughter and excited discussion emanating from
the classroom. It is truly a pleasure to see these little smiling
faces as they carry out their newly created treasure after class.
Students can't wait to get signed up for repeat performances of
The ages of
the children are mix between 5 and 12. They all pull together
through the projects, which aids to the nurturing environment of
the overall class.
Workshops are held once a week year around except for holidays.
workshops are held at
"Save The Family Foundation of
Arizona" who generously
provide use of their classroom for BA arts and craft activities.
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