Student Art Collection - Mission Statement
To promote student
excellence in the visual arts at College of the Canyons,
while enriching the environment in District facilities.
The college of the Canyons
Student Art collection team endeavors to create an
ongoing program which would allow the Santa Clarita
Community College District students to submit their
artworks for competition to be included in a district
art collection. The chosen artworks would become part of
the Santa Clarita Community College Districts’ permanent
art collection, and thereafter, displayed at the
Valencia Campus, Canyon Country campus and future
Student success and growth is achieved by the
practical, real-life experience of submitting their
artwork for award consideration and possible
inclusion in the district art collection.
Students are awarded a monetary prize and
certificate of accomplishment that will:
Instill a sense of value to their work.
Encourage participation in this process.
May be used as a transcript/resume entry.
To create goodwill between students, college community
and the community at large by acquiring art for the
district with the intent of building a historical
collection over time.
Enhance district facilities while developing a sense of
place and connection to the college.
Ultimately display the student art collection in all