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

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