Yreka Institute for the Arts is an "OPEN" arts environment and training center for all the arts. It's purpose is to provide a positive setting for the exploration, inspiration, and sharing of all the arts. Anyone can join this group by becoming a member of "Yreka Preservation" the parent group of this institute. This environment allows you to teach, study, and show what you have to offer to the arts. See side bar for contact information.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Why do Art?  Because in Art we don't make mistakes. We do experiments on the way to creating Art.

Don East 6/2014

Monday, February 17, 2014

Drawing, Watercolor, Hand built Ceramics are now being offered on Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. These classes are open to all interested persons in the Greater Yreka area. for information call 340-5587 or email ydeast@gmail.com. Classes are open to all levels of experience. Classes are $4.00 per class and are open ended. This is a studio environment with lots of interesting thing being created all the time. Yreka Institute for the arts and science is always looking for instructors. Knowledgeable individuals in the arts and sciences. What counts is knowledge in the area. Degree and non-degree persons are welcome to apply.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Four more great sculptures have been fired in the Masters Sculpture Class. This white clay picks up the warm and cool lights of the environment to make a stunning visual image. Just a reminder this is an open class. This means that you can join the class on any Wednesday form 7 to 9. Beginners as well as advanced are always welcome. The charge is $ 3 a night. Call Don for information 430-5587 

Monday, April 16, 2012

The first Sculpture from the Masters Class to be fired. This work is by artist Joan French

Cora's beautiful work of her Grand Niece. Now it will be allowed to dry in preparation for firing.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012