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Arts and Enrichment Classes!

Looking for inspiration, joy, and new artistic skills during this challenging time? Students in grades 5-12 are invited to learn from North Street alumna Tessa Ellie Crawford and others unique artist-led, online courses in Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Literature, Design & Community Projects, and Personal Development & Academic Success!

Artist Relief

To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the United States. Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and […]

Covid-19 Update

We are closed and have had to cancel all of our regularly-scheduled programming due to the Coronavirus crisis. Please check back here for updates. In the meantime, searching for creative ways to support our community of artists near and far in new, virtual ways. Here’s are some resources we’ve found most helpful to return to […]


The Willits Center for the Arts was overflowing with visitors to Noel Woodhouse and Salvdor Andrade’s gallery opening on Saturday, February 29th. Andrade featured his large-scale portrait paintings, and Woodhouse showed his “Trash.”  

Morning Meditation

Art is Everywhere...

Introducing the Resident Artist Class of 2019!

For Immediate Release March 23, 2019   North Street Collective is thrilled to announce its Class of 2019 Resident Artists!   The class of 11 dynamic and diverse artists was selected from over 50 applicants from around the world. They are visual artists, poets, writers, printmakers, photographers, sculptors, filmmakers, and multimedia makers. Each artist will […]

What our artists are saying…      

Reflections from our 2018 Artists in Residence… “The support of the North Street Collective helped me feel more capable as an artist while instilling in me that artists have responsibility (both environmental and social) to the places and people that they are inspired by.” “The residency was absolutely wonderful in every way & I’m incredibly […]

Open Call for Artists!

North Street Collective proudly announces its… Open Call for Artists 2019! What is the 2019 Resident Artist Program? Located in Willits, Mendocino County, California, USA, the North Street Collective’s Resident Artist Program provides exceptional artists with time, space, and inspiration to explore ideas and produce work in a unique, small town American setting. Who Are North Street […]

Highlights from August!

What a month at North Street! Two wonderful open houses, overflowing with art and food and community, residents working away on their projects day in and day out, delicious food and treats still flowing from garden… and the month isn’t even over yet!    

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