Wed, January 29, 2020
On January 7, YAI self advocates, staff, and friends gathered at the agency’s headquarters where YAI artists unveiled their mural entitled Self Advocating Conference. Conceived by Jimmy Tucker and Oswald Saenz and brought vibrantly to life by 15 of their fellow YAI artists over the course of three weeks, the 30-foot painting reflects the agency’s commitment to community, diversity, and inclusion.
Mon, March 18, 2019
It was a night complete with art, live music, delicious food, and inclusivity. On Friday, March 1, dozens gathered for the opening of YAI Art’s new studio space. Everyone including art influencers, YAI artists, staff, and supporters were there to celebrate the new, inclusive art space. Music and dancing were in full force with the addition of live calypso. The YAI artists had prepared for the opening of their studio for over a month. The group was excited to not only show off their new space,...
Tue, March 05, 2019
The entire iHOPE community is getting excited for the school's first formal fundraiser, Art Speaks, on March 20, 2019. The aim of Art Speaks is not only to raise funds for the school, but to raise awareness about iHOPE's students and the various ways they can express themselves through art, technology, and adapted equipment.