Art Expressions

Art Expressions

Art Expressions is the newest program of Sunrise Outreach Center that reveals the world of art to children and provides a positive developmental outlet for expression. By learning about artists, practicing techniques, and creating projects, children discover hidden talents, build self-esteem, and experience a sense of accomplishment and pride.

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Proudly funded by:

After-School Art Classes

Currently Registering for:

Summer STEAM Labs

Our Mission:
To promote self-discovery & build confidence in underserved k-12th grade youth in Yakima County through:

July 8-11 — Week One – “Science Lab”
July 15-18 — Week two – “Lights, Camera, Action!”
July 22-25 — Week Three – “Engineering Explorers”
July 29-Aug 1 — Week Four – “Mathematical Masterpiece”
August 5-8— Week five – “It’s a great big world, let’s save it!”
August 12-15 — Week six – “Paint the World”

Summer Classes will run from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday’s – Thursday’s

This camp is open to all, regardless of ability to pay! If you are interested in donating to help offset the price of supplies, the suggested donation is $35 per student, per week. Thank you for your support!


Class Location

Yakima Vineyard
221 E. Martin Luther King Blvd,
Yakima, WA  98901

Our Art Expressions Classroom is on the west side of the building, by Shaw & Sons Funeral Home (in the same room as the summer art camp).  Follow the signs!


1) Register online here.

2) Pay online here. Select “Art Expressions” in the drop-down menu.

For questions, please call, message us on Facebook (Art Expression Yakima)  or email Christin Garcia at


Do you love art? Do you like to stir paint and make crafts? Are you an empty- nester? Want to improve your own art skills? We are looking for excellent, fun-loving volunteers of all ages to help us prep art projects before class or hang out with our students during class. We’ve noticed our little people especially need help cutting, carrying, drawing, painting – so we need at least one volunteer each class.

Complete this application and email it to You will then receive an email prompt to complete a background check. Once approved, you’ll be invited to view an online orientation video. Serve once a week, once a month, or whenever it fits into your schedule. We teach Kindergarten through 12th grade and have class on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Summer Paid Staff
We are currently looking to fill a few open summer staff positions. If interested please click here to see the job posting.

Have questions?
Feel free to reach out to Program Director Christin Garcia at

Meet Christin Garcia…

Art Expressions Program Coordinator, mother, former Pre-K teacher, and all-around art guru specializing in unique art forms like acrylic pour painting and up-cycling sculptures. Christin has a heart for children who are struggling in school or life, to help them find their self-worth, confidence and identity. Christin piloted an art camp this summer 2018 to introduce 60 local students to the world of art and create amazing projects using techniques from artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Jackson Pollock, and more. Students ended the camp with an art show open to the public. See some of the photos below!

Art with Christin

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