The Coachella Valley Art Scene a 501c3 nonprofit – is a community organization dedicated to developing and promoting art, music and culture in The Coachella Valley.
The mission of The Coachella Valley Art Scene is to enhance the quality of life in the Coachella Valley by cultivating and promoting art, music and culture through website, workshops, education, community events, art exhibitions, and art gallery.
The Coachella Valley Art Scene was founded by Sarah Scheideman in 2008. She was inspired to start the website after she graduated from UC Riverside. She noticed the local artists community was underrepresented. She created The Coachella Valley Art Scene website to promote local arts in her community. The website focuses on developing & promoting local art, music, and culture for the communities that live in the Coachella Valley. She began uniting local artist and organizing events. The website gained a loyal following and has began organizing events to bring the art community together.
In 2014 the organization became a 501c3 Non-Profit and opened the doors to a brick and mortar gallery that supports local artists and is a physical space intended to empower our community.
In 2015, the organization is looking to develop the art community even further by utilizing the headquarters as an educational facility to provide art courses, programming, community events. art & music exhibitions.
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The CVAS Team:
Sarah Scheideman – Founder / Executive Director (www.sarahscheideman.com)
Ian Cush – Marketing Director / Web Designer (www.iancush.com)
Rafael Lopez – Cultural Engineer (www.djalfalpha.com)