This past Sunday, Sarah Scheideman, Founder to The Coachella Valley Art Scene had a write-up in the Desert Sun newspaper.  Take a minute to check it out!

Thank you to College of the Desert, Step Up for COD, art programs and all teachers who care!  You ignite the inspiration that lives on and keeps spreading.

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sarah scheideman

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#192 Sarah Scheideman, Class of 2005, Transfer to UC Riverside
(Associate of Arts)

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I always knew I would go to college, but had no clear career path in mind. Following graduation from Desert Hot Springs High School, I enrolled at College of the Desert (COD) hoping to find direction. A series of art classes at the College ignited my passion for art and opened the door to my future as an artist, writer and entrepreneur. Those art classes helped me realize where I wanted to focus my life. I received an Associate of Arts degree from COD in 2005 and transferred to University of California Riverside where I received a Bachelor of Arts in Film & Visual Culture in 2008.

Putting my passion to work, I created Coachella Valley Art Scene, a website and blog focused on the up-and-coming local community art scene. I write daily about art and artists, events and happenings and all things creative in and around the desert art scene.

For the last five years I have also curated the Coachella Art Studios, a large scale interactive art installation inside the Coachella Music and Arts Festival’s campgrounds for attendees hungry for art, expression and creative diversion.

For my most recent venture, I joined with two fellow COD alums….

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