Young Artist Studio Program

Are you interested in exploring the visual arts in a professional art school setting? Will you have completed the sixth, seventh, or eighth grade by this summer?

Our Young Artist Studio Program (YASP) is an exciting, intensive studio experience just for you!

Thank you for a wonderful 2018 YASP! Registration for Summer 2019 will open the week of February 18th.

Go here to be added to the notification list for 2019

Tuition includes all materials and lab fees. Each program culminates with a final exhibition held on the Oakland campus where family and friends see what you created.

(Note: All 2018 YASP programs take place on the Oakland campus.)

Call CCA's Office of Special Programs + Continuing Studies Program Manager Audrey Jones at or 510.594.3680 for additional information.

Young YASP student working on art
Young YASP student smiling in direction of camera
Young female YASP student working on art
YASP instructor and students printmaking

Give the Gift of Art

Make a donation to our youth program scholarship program.


This program is for students in the 6th, 7th, or 8th grade only. We offer Summer Atelier for rising sophomores.