Under the terms of a conversion that was complete on January 4, 2019, Art Center, Inc. doing business as Southwest University of Visual Arts (SUVA) transitioned from a For Profit organization to a Not for Profit structure. The transition is a part of a long term succession plan that the founders developed to sustain the institution into the future.
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Since everyone in our community can benefit from learning how to solve problems and create meaning, the Community Art Program offers non-degree enrichment and professional development courses in creative visual art and design. Courses range from general open-studio type courses with minimal instruction, to the study of specific skills and topics, taught by degreed professionals who are active in their fields. Classes are designed to encourage interaction among all participants.