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Dear Cultivate Community,

As the Executive Director of Cultivate, I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to all who join us in our vibrant journey of art and discovery. Cultivate is not just a space; it's a dynamic community where creativity, learning, and exploration converge to celebrate the richness of contemporary art.

Our mission at Cultivate is deeply rooted in nurturing creativity, advocating for the arts, and providing a platform for active participation in the creation, exploration, and discourse of contemporary art. We believe in the transformative power of art to engage, challenge, and inspire individuals from all walks of life. 

Our gallery is a testament to this belief. It serves as a canvas for emerging and midcareer artists, offering a diverse range of artistic expressions that provoke thought, evoke emotion, and ignite conversations. Here, art is not just viewed; it is experienced, felt, and lived.

Equally important to our mission is our commitment to art education. Our programs are designed to foster a lifelong love for learning, creativity, and exploration. Through workshops, classes, and interactive sessions, we provide opportunities for artists and art enthusiasts to deepen their understanding of art, develop their skills, and explore new horizons.

The artist resource center at Cultivate stands as a pillar of support for artists at every stage of their career. From budding artists taking their first steps to seasoned professionals seeking to expand their repertoire, the resource center offers tools, guidance, and a supportive community to help artists thrive.

Cultivate is also a place of belonging. We strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse perspectives are valued and celebrated. Our community is a tapestry of different backgrounds, experiences, and visions, each contributing to the rich cultural fabric of Cultivate.

We understand that the journey of an artist or an art lover is unique and filled with both challenges and triumphs. At Cultivate, we are committed to walking this journey with you, providing a space where you can grow, experiment, and flourish.

As we look to the future, we are excited about the possibilities that lie ahead. We are continually evolving, expanding our reach, and enhancing our offerings to ensure that Cultivate remains at the forefront of contemporary art.

Thank you for choosing to be a part of Cultivate. Whether you are an artist, a student, or an art aficionado, your presence and participation enrich our community and drive our mission forward.

Welcome to Cultivate, where every visit is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of art and every interaction is a chance to inspire and be inspired.


Mallory Shotwell
Executive Director, Cultivate

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