The Arts Fund Offers New Teen Mentorship Opportunities

Program for Area High Schoolers Expands to Include Poetry and Creative Writing

The Arts Fund is now offering two new mentorships in creative writing and poetry as part of its annual Teen Arts Mentorship program. The program pairs students with professional artisans within the community and is open to qualifying high school students in the Santa Barbara area. For details or to apply, visit The deadline for the 2012 Teen Arts Mentorship Program applications has been extended to Saturday, February 4 by 5 p.m.

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