Art Education

 

Over the past 16 years the organization has conducted educational programs for over 2000 adults and more than 20,000 young artists.The Foundation strives to encourage and nurture artistic creativity by providing grants for art education, and by offering art exhibitions, events, and educational programs that raise public awareness and appreciation for the arts.

Through financial aid to elementary school art education programs, teen plein air workshops, scholarships and professional artists conferences, the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation seeks to support and provide inspiring environments for artists at any age or level of experience.

Petaluma Arts Center

The Petaluma Arts Center (PAC) in Petaluma, CA implemented a program to enhance its Docent Program with Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). Read More…

National Teen Art Experience

National Teen Art Experience in Eureka, Montana  in was led by SKB artist Wanda Mumm.  Read More..

Dubois Teen Mentor Program

SKB provides both funds and mentors to the Dubois Wyoming Teen Mentor Experience.  The Mentor program happens in two phases in conjunction with the SKB Annual Dubois Artists Workshop. Read More…

Art-Rageous Experience

The Art-Rageous Experience provides art instruction and supplies for young artists, ages 4-14 with participating family members in the Greenville, Ohio, and other rural communities… Read More…

ArtWorks

Susan K Black Foundation is a major contributor to Artworks in the Santa Fe, New Mexico area… Read More…

Dubois Teen Mentor Program

SKB provides both funds and mentors to the Dubois Wyoming Teen Mentor Experience.  The Mentor program happens in two phases in conjunction with the SKB Annual Dubois Artists Workshop… Read More…

R.E.A.C.H.S. Art Residency

SKB supports Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm’s REACHES Program, an outreach program provided educational and art experiences for elementary students… Read More…

Hockaday Museum Exhibition

The Hockaday Museum Show in Kalispell, Mt exhibiting the work of Wanda Mumm accompanied by photographs and narratives by Les Mumm is scheduled for  April 27 through the end of June 2017… Read More…

SAA TexArt Workshop

SKB in partnership with the Society of Animal Artists offers the TexART workshop in Kerrville, TX.  Springtime in Kerrville offers the beauty of the Texas hill-country for this workshop offered for experienced artists… Read More…

Tesuque Elementary School

Tesuque Elementary School is a part of the Santa Fe Public School district in a small community outside of Santa Fe, NM.  The SKB foundation provides funding to provide an arts program for the school’s students who come from the surrounding rural communities… Read More…

Young Artist Camp

SKB provides funding for the Young Artist Camp in Richmond, Indiana.  Art instruction is provided for artists ages five through eighth grade in the Richmond City School System at the Richmond Art Museum… Read More…

Youth Art Program Teller County Colorado

KB Youth Art Program Teller County Colorado provides a high level of art instruction to talented High School artists.  Participants are encouraged to enter competitions where they have historically performed well… Read More…

Biggs Museum Junior Docent Program

The Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover, DE partners with the local charter school, Campus Community School to host a Junior Docent program… Read More…

Blossom International Floral Art Competition

Susan K. Black, namesake of SKB was a prolific painter of both floral and wildlife art.  While many art competitions and exhibitions exist for wildlife art, there were none for contemporary floral art… Read More…

Ward Museum Drop-In Art

Each month the Ward Museum in Salisbury, MD hosts Drop-In Art Saturday.  Museum educators lead participants in an art project ranging from painting, to kite making, recycled material art and any number of creative art projects… Read More…