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Beyond technique and experimental approaches, visual art takes critical thinking to a whole other level.   Visual artists have access to studios in drawing, painting, printmaking and hand built clay work. They derive inspiration from pieces by fellow artists, and from the natural world around us, to develop a critical eye to design and execute unique works. 

Meet the Mentor

Tracy (Red) Sagalow

Tracy (Red) Sagalow

Visual Arts Mentor

Red (she/her) is a New York based artist and graduate from The City College of New York with an MFA in Studio Arts. She has shown in Los Angeles, Phoenix, and New York. Red’s largest solo show to date was in 2018 at Soka University of America gallery in the Los Angeles area. In 2020 her work took a new departure into sculpture with a solo show, Sit With Me. Her print work was featured in the International Print Center of New York gallery’s show, Homebody: New Prints 2020/Winter and Red’s drawings were recently published in Harpy Hybrid Review. This will be Red’s first summer as arts mentor for CAA, and she is so excited! 

My daughter draws and her medium is usually markers. Last night when she was telling someone she is an artist and they asked what her medium is, she replied, paints, charcoal, and markers. That is huge.