About Us

Our Mission

Utilizing Art and life skills development to build self-esteem, elevate academic performance and find purpose, ArtsBridge empowers at-risk youth to seek positive and productive futures.

Our Vision

To positively transform the lives of at-risk youth through art and life skills intervention.


ArtsBridge is privately funded and accepts contributions from donors, individual givers, foundations and businesses. ArtsBridge is a 501(c)(3) organization, and so your contributions are tax deductible.

Board Members

Louisa Craft Jornayvaz, MA


Jeff A. Beaty, D.H.ED., LMSW, SSB

Board Chairman

Dave Neumann, Ph.D.

Vice Board Chairman

Ben Browne

Marketing & PR

Carla Dire Capstick, Ph.D.


William R. Samuel Sr. LPCS, NCC


James R. Minnik, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Advisory Council

Henry Wesley

Savannah Lewis

Darnell Ferguson

Bethany Curry

Henry Gentry

Precious Stallings