Get Involved

There are many different ways in which supporters of The Studio can get involved:



The Studio depends on support from our community in order to provide high quality materials for our artists. Some examples of new or used supplies that are needed and will be appreciated are:

  • acrylic paint
  • Sharpie markers of all colors
  • non toxic, low-fire ceramic glazes
  • canvas (stretched or raw), masonite, canvas panels and stretcher bars
  • framing and matting supplies
  • artist quality paper and pencils

Examples of supplies we cannot accept:

  • oil paints, oil based mediums and varnishes, solvents and paint thinners
  • lead based ceramic glazes
  • rubber cement
  • broken equipment
  • Fimo Polymer Clays
  • most clays


The Studio supplies everything our artists need for their work, including studio space, instruction, all art materials and opportunities to show and sell their artwork. Your donations are extremely important in allowing us to provide high quality services.

Please mail donations to:

The Studio
1707 E St. Eureka CA 95501

For more information contact John Bensch at 707-443-1428 or send us an e-mail.

The Studio is a nonprofit 501(c)3 agency and donations are tax deductible.



There are many different ways a person can volunteer at The Studio:


Have skills and knowledge to share? Teach a workshop or collaborate on a project with Studio artists, some of the most adventurous and open minded artists you will ever meet.

Jenn Garcia

Alebrijes Paper Mache Mexican Folk Art

Jenn Garcia, Guest Artist                                                Studio Artists learning new techniques



Kevin Snow, Gallery Sitter at The Cheri Blackerby

The Cheri Blackerby Gallery is open on the first Saturday of every month from 6-9 pm for Arts Alive!

We always need volunteers to help us in the gallery to welcome visitors, provide information, set up for events, staff the refreshments area and many other duties. Requirements are minimal, an enthusiastic attitude being the most important. For more information and to schedule an interview, contact The Studio at 707-443-1428 or send us an e-mail.