Where Your Support Goes:

The funds raised through Art Gems go directly towards the daily operating expenses of Creative Works Studio, and currently account for approximately 79% of the fundraised portion of these expenses.

Sample Expenses


Provides funds to purchase equipment and processing for our digital arts program, including photography & filmmaking.


Provides healthy snacks & coffee for members for one month.


Provides art supplies for one month.


Provides TTC tokens for one year so our members can travel to the studio.


Provides three months of clay instruction.


Provides funds for maintenance & utilities for six months.


Provides training & inspiration for members by allowing a year of guest artists & teachers to visit the studio. Visiting artists offer instruction in visual arts, clay work, silk screening, photography, film, song writing & poetry.