Guided by the belief that artists are made, not born, Gage strives to educate, enrich and engage artists and the community in the visual arts.
Gage offers instruction in the principles of drawing, painting and sculpting and is dedicated to helping students of all ages and skill levels realize themselves as artists in contemporary society.
Gage Academy of Art is celebrating more than 20 years as a vibrant extended-learning and contemporary art center, providing community based artistic development for artists of all ages and abilities. Featuring year-round programs that engage and inspire, Gage is home to public art events, lectures, youth programming and exhibitions.
Programs for Adults
Programs for adults focus on the practical applications of art theory, exploring both the techniques and the aesthetic issues of artmaking with a proven framework to accelerate the growth of your artistic skills.
Programs for Youth
Programs for youth encourage young artists aged 6-18 to explore new materials and techniques, develop creative problem solving skills and celebrate self-expression.
Overscheduled, spoiled kids lack independence
The Million-Dollar Kid
By EILEEN DASPIN and ELLEN GAMERMAN
March 3, 2007;Â PageÂ P1
The government says families in the top-third income bracket will spend $279,450 to raise a child born in 2005 through age 17 -- or about $16,000 a year. The government clearly hasn't been to some kids' birthday parties lately.
In San Diego, Jacqueline Jones recently rang in her fifth year with a $1,000 mermaid-theme party. Jacqueline's mom, Laura, says it's worth it