Our Mission

CVC ARTS offers initiatives to support student arts education – to inform and assist aspiring student artists about how they can implement their creative ideas that can positively impact their families, schools and communities. These initiatives include:

1)  Offering financial support to young artists through art scholarships and awards at various schools in the US and Canada. Since 2006, the CVCAF has awarded over 75+ scholarships and awards to students at the following schools: 

  • Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, B.C.;
  • Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA;
  • Palm Valley School, Rancho Mirage, CA;
  • Shawnigan Lake School, Vancouver Island, B.C.;
  • St. Margaret’s School, Palm Desert, CA;
  • The Academy, Palm Desert, CA;

2)  Providing funding for our CVCAF Arts Education Outreach Program which include sponsorship and partnering with numerous schools and organizations including:

  • Aviva High School, Los Angeles – Summer Arts Program (a special education school for abused and neglected adolescent girls);
  • Bishops School, La Jolla, CA – School arts program;
  • Boys and Girls Club of Cathedral City, CA – Arts program;
  • College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA – Fine arts department;
  • Creative Visions, Malibu, CA – “Rock Your World” arts education;
  • Dandelion School, Beijing, China – Art supplies for rural immigrant children;
  • Desert Christian School, Bermuda Dunes, CA – School arts program;
  • Diamonds in the Raw, Los Angeles – Film boot camp (for foster care and at-risk teen girls);
  • French-American School, San Diego, CA – School arts program;
  • Guanyindang Primary School, Jingzhou, China –Art supplies for children;
  • Horrace Mann Middle School, Los Angeles, CA – School arts program;
  • John Thomas Dye, Bel Air, CA – School arts program;
  • LAA/Pegasus, Palm Desert, CA – Art auction;
  • Mary Pickford Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA – Film boot camp for at-risk students;
  • Mobile Film Classroom, Los Angeles, CA – Mobile film classroom for at-risk students;
  • Monarch School, San Diego, CA – School arts program;
  • Our Father’s Home (Orphanage), Bali, Indonesia – Art supplies and related art material for children; and
  • Seattle Girls’ Choir, Seattle, WA – Choir program.

Funding for our scholarships, awards and arts education outreach are provided through sales of the following CVCAF programs:  

–     Caroline Victoria Rose for the Arts, our hybrid tea rose, provides a lasting reminder of the beauty art brings to the lives of each and everyone one of us;

–    Mary Pickford – The Muse of the Movies, our dvd film documentary, won Best Film in the 2014 Universal Film Festival and a Satellite Award by the International Press Academy in 2009;

–     CVCAF Gallery, showcases our donated artworks for sale featuring artists such as Alexandre Renoir, Alphonse Mucha, Jean Miro and Marc Chagall.

3)  Introducing in 2017 the CVC ARTS FEST (CVCAF), an initiative designed for student artists without boundaries.  Our arts festival will provide a forum where students can share their visual arts or other media in an online festival format.

Your contribution or purchase directly supports the CVCAF’s goal toward becoming a self-sustaining organization that nurtures the creative spirit of young student artists. For more information, please contact:

CVC Arts Foundation / CVCAF Gallery
73550 Alessandro Drive, Suite 201
Palm Desert, CA 92260
760.773.0278
760.992.6605

www.cvcartsfoundation.org       www.cvcafgallery.com

Email: info@cvcartsfoundation.com