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George's Art Closet

Due to inadequate funding for supplies, many teachers and schools struggle to provide meaningful arts experiences for their students.

By gathering donations of supplies and/or funds to purchase supplies, GRFA will distribute art supplies to Louisiana art teachers and schools whose funding does not otherwise allow for the expense.

Selected elementary schools will receive a customized art supply kit valuing $1,500 and selected middle and high schools receive a kit valuing $2,000. 

Kits for Elementary Schools Often Include:

Hole Punches
Glue Sticks and Glue
Tempera Paint
Air Dry Clay
Construction and Art Paper
Tissue and Kraft Paper
Colored Pencils
Brushes and Palettes
Masking Tape and more...

Kits for High Schools Often include:

Acrylics and Mediums
Watercolor Sets
Watercolor Paper and Brushes
Artist Palettes
Oil Pastels
Chalk Pastels
Drawing Pencils
Graphite Sticks
Prismacolor Pencil Sets
India Ink
Pen and Nib Sets
Newsprint and Art Paper
Glue and more...


Apply to George's Art Closet


If you have art supplies that you would like to donate to GRFA or would like to sponsor an art supply kit for a particular school or area, please contact us!



Student Success
"The GFRA art contest has given me confidence that being an artist is possible in the economy we live in today. It also showed me that being an artist is not only a hobby, but it can also be a lifestyle. The award made me feel credible that masters of their craft would recognize my efforts."
- Katie Kreuz