CSSSA People – Pablo Lopez

Heidi Kershaw Acting, College, Conservatory, High School, Performing Arts, Performing Arts, Playwriting, Sponsors, Summer Program

“Being an artist is such a lucky thing to be.” Meet Pablo! Pablo Lopez attended the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) Theater program in 2012. As a high school student, he didn’t know what to expect from the experience, but he was open to whatever was going to happen that summer. He admits, “Little did I know …

Career Pathways in Arts And Technology With Eddie Lee

Marshall Ayers 3D (Gaming & Printing), Career Advice, Get a Life in the Arts, High School, Internships, Sponsors, Student Resources, Visual Arts

You like music. You like art. You like tech. How can you learn what a career pathway in the arts and technology is really like while you are still in high school? Take a play from Eddie Lee. Eddie was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He has a deep passion for real-time graphics technology and a fascination in mending …

6 Back To School Tips For High School Artists

Elaine Pelz Getting Into College, High School, Practical Advice, Student Resources, Visual Arts, Visual Arts

August means back to school and getting caught up with friends you’ve missed over the summer. If you are an artist it’s also about early morning studio classes and building your portfolio, in addition to the tests and homework. Instead of looking ahead with dread, consider making a plan to ensure you have the future you want and get the …

5 Things To Do If You Get Rejected From Art School

Elaine Pelz Getting Into College, Student Resources, Visual Arts, Visual Arts, Visual Arts

Didn’t get into your dream art school? Making a college decision by May 1? You need this now! by Elaine Pelz Applying to art school is simultaneously thrilling and nerve-wracking. Then the emails, texts, and letters arrive. Some offer great news (congratulations!!), and others not so much. Most likely you will get rejected from at least one place you had …

Want to Get a Life in the Arts? 7 Things You Need Now

Marshall Ayers Career Advice, Getting Started, High School, Performing Arts, Performing Arts, Sponsors, Student Resources, Tips, Visual Arts, Visual Arts

The Armory Relaunches Get a Life in the Arts by Janine Christiano Every artist has particular tools they use to create their art and express themselves…pencils, brushes, a laptop, pedals, bows, etc. There are also personal, behavioral tools that every young artist should start to acquire if they want a successful career in the arts. Here they are in no …