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Christina Fritz

May 9, 2016
09 May 2016

Christina-Fritz BWChristina Fritz graduated from Kutztown University with a degree in Fine Arts, majoring in sculpture. Christina also works with fiber art, including hand-spinning wool and knitting. She fell in love with the creative atmosphere of an abstract classroom while coordinating the Art in the Park program and looks forward to growing her creative processes and sharing art with many ages.

Stephanie Holmes

May 9, 2016
09 May 2016

Steph Holmes BWSince receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Millersville University, Steph has taught at multiple art centers and traveled to several craft schools around the country to pick up new creative skills. She currently teaches ceramics, drawing, and mixed media collage classes here at Creative York. Steph believes that art education can be essential to someone’s growth as a person and wants to share and facilitate that growth for other people.

Kayla Krebs

May 9, 2016
09 May 2016

Kayla-Krebs-80x80Kayla Krebs has been working with Creative York/YorkArts since 2009. She is involved in the Art in the Park program, teaching classes, and gallery sitting. In the past, she has been a judge for the Yorkfest Children’s Exhibit and the Yorkfest Chalk Walk contest. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education from Kutztown University.

Request a Donation from Creative York

February 16, 2016
16 Feb 2016

This page is for the purpose of requesting a donation from Creative York.

Creative York makes a point of engaging with our community. To this end, we donate a limited amount of services every year. Those donations normally take two forms: event space or class gift certificates. We prefer to donate to other non-profits or to educational institutions in York County, Pennsylvania. Creative York does not make monetary donations.

Please note that Creative York receives many donation requests. All requests are read as received. You will hear back from us within two weeks if your request has been approved. Please do not fill out the form more than once for the same request.

We prefer to spread our donations around, so we do not donate more than once to an entity per calendar year.

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Snow Day – 2/9/16

February 9, 2016
09 Feb 2016


Creative York is closed Tuesday, Feb 9, due to snow! Classes today have been postponed. The gallery will be open again on Thursday, Feb 11, from 10a-2p and 6-8p for the opening reception of “Creative York Teaching Artists” and “Specimens.”

Phone Lines Down

December 15, 2015
15 Dec 2015

Phone lines down

The phone company is working to fix the issue, but until further notice we can be reached by email. Be sure to leave your phone number in the email so we can call you back from our cell phones. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Monster Drawing Rally

November 4, 2015
04 Nov 2015

Monster Drawing Rallies were initially conceived by Southern Exposure in San Francisco, and have been recreated by nonprofit organizations in cities like Richmond, Brooklyn, Cleveland, Los Angeles, and now YORK! Part performance, part art-bazaar, the Monster Drawing Rally offers a rare opportunity to watch artists work and then purchase their completed pieces! See art-making in action; connect with local artists; mingle with friends! Food and beverages will be available on site for purchase.

WHEN: Thursday, December 10 • 6 – 9:30 pm

WHERE: Central Market, 34 W Philadelphia Street, York

ADMISSION: $5/person (Kids under 10 – FREE)

Join us for this incredible live drawing event that helps support local artists! A small portion of artwork sales also benefits Creative York’s arts education and creative programs for kids and adults in York County.


Participating Artists: Ashley Boyer, Mark Broomell, Christopher Carpenter, Ophelia Chambliss, Averie Clark, Peter Danko, Ellen Ehlenbeck, Anya Felch, Elia Filippone, Elizabeth Fullam, Keith Gurnee, Erin Holberg, Isaac Horning, Roxanne Hotaling. Jim Howard, Catherine Hoy, Paul Kaspick, Lindsey Keeney Richards, Heather Klinefelter, Brooke Leahy, Jessica Lee, Mitch Miller, Carol Oldenburg, Kara Oldenburg-Gonzales, Chelsey Reisinger, Dillon Samuelson, Susan Scofield, Rachael Scott, Dirk Shearer, Ryan Spadaro, Mylea Thompson, Maria Tomassetti, Amelia Trettel, J’San Washington, Emily White, Rita Whitney, Terri Yacovelli
Blank Page to Painting in 28 Seconds

York artist Peter Danko creates a painting in 25 minutes, shown in 28 seconds in this time-lapse video. Danko was one of 25 local artists participating in the 2015 Monster Drawing Rally, where artists created work from scratch in 25 minutes.

2015 Creative York Awards

September 16, 2015
16 Sep 2015

The Creative York Awards celebrate creativity in our community.

Individuals, organizations, events, and/or businesses are honored during the event. Their stories will be told in the weeks leading up to the big night. The awards also promote visibility, economic development and the innovative spirit of the thriving Creative York community. All ticket proceeds benefit Creative York’s arts education and creative programs for kids and adults in York County.
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September 4, 2015
04 Sep 2015


JUNE 2015 – FEBRUARY 2016
Temporarily closed for renovations.

Artists’ Feast: Oct 16, 2015

September 2, 2015
02 Sep 2015

The next Artists’ Feast will be held on October 16, 2015 from 6pm-9pm at CoWork 155 located at 155 W Market St, York.

Bring your favorite prepared dish or beverage to share as we celebrate art and creativity at the next Creative York Artists’ Feast. These gatherings are an opportunity for artists and art enthusiasts to discuss art, cultivate new friendships, and to strengthen the bonds of the artistic community here in York.

Our Artists’ Feasts are held on a quarterly basis at Creative York West located at 118 W Philadelphia Street in York PA (**Due to construction, 2015 Artists’ Feasts will be held at CoWork155 at 155 W Market St.**).  You’re welcome to bring drinks, dinners, desserts, and anything in-between (including artwork)! We provide paper plates and cutlery.

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