. Providing a unique resource for the visual arts through a wide spectrum of programs including lectures, seminars, creative workshops, community projects, film and art exhibitions.
. Promoting a diverse cultural awareness and appreciation through art research, education and community events.. Mentoring artists and designers as they transition from student to productive professionals and helping them learn to manufacture and market their visual arts products.. Nurturing an environment that fosters appreciation for the value of design in manufacturing and production.. Enriching the community by encouraging the development of a strong business environment that supports local and regional visual artists, designers and filmmakers.