Who we are

The Great Lakes Arts Collective is a ragtag bunch of independent professional teaching artists across a variety of disciplines. Our aim is to provide low-cost arts education to underserved youth and adults alike. 

We are also a producing collective and work to support arts projects that catch our eye. 

The Great Lakes Arts Collective is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

OUR MIssion & Vision

OUR MISSION: The Great Lakes Arts Collective is a non-profit, multidisciplinary arts production and education organization based in Rochester, NY.

OUR VISION: The Great Lakes Arts Collective seeks to provide support to teaching artists and underserved communities through fundraising, productions, classes, workshops, and public programming.

What We Offer

Dramatic Arts

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Ceramics

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Photography

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Board of directors

Christin Bentley
Kevin Dedes

David Jacobs
Joe LaPlaca
Jon Lourette
Inga Mucha