IMPACT

What is IMPACT?  

The acronym—Individuals Motivating Progress Across Communities Together—defines the primary goal of IMPACT club; a collective of multidisciplinary members who garner resources to promote personal, educational, and career growth within their local region. IMPACT is focused on developing a diverse community and welcomes all students with an interest in creative process and collaboration.

Co-Founder: Genesis Torres and Ember de Boer est.2021

Ember de Boer :

Vice President 2021

President 2021-22

In 1.5 years IMAPCT supported 25 student artists during the pandemic in creating a podcast, two zine collections, conducted field trips to SF, and curated four group shows in midtown Sacramento; we bridged the gap between college learning and workforce experience that was otherwise difficult to obtain during the pandemic.

IMPACT created a supportive group of ceramicists, sculptors, printmakers, painters, and faculty; who helped continue our dedication to learning and development during this crucial time.

sculpture by Ember de Boer

Polaroid Photo at E Street Gallery “Internal Landscape” Group Exhibition. [left to right] April Arnold, Bernadeth (Julie Crumb), Ember de Boer, Andre Rosas, Emoni Jackson, and Maria Mariscal

studio talks: after hours | podcast

DWELLPOINT STUDIOS

It’s a late night talk show, meets between two ferns, throw us in the middle; give or take an artist or two… and you have Studio Talks: After Hours. We hope you like what you hear, and look forward to sharing and exploring this new venture with you. Meet Studio Talks: After Hours, host Ember de Boer and co-host Grace Tuthill as they embark on the beginning of this late night, Sacramento based artist podcast. Ember and Grace speak about the importance of their late night studio conversations to their personal and professional development.

sculpture by Ember de Boer

studio talks: after hours | Premiere PARTY

JUNE 15TH 2021 @ DWELLPOINT STUDIOS

Combining a IMPACT Student Group Show, with the podcast Studio Talks Premiere, an Installation by Ember de Boer “Primeval Gathering” in a single event inside the historic MFG Bag Co. Art Studios known as Dwellpoint on Q & 6th Street in Sacramento.

usb zine: collective art

ZINE COLLAB

Collective Art from All Members of IMPACT handed out to visitors of the Studio Talks After Hours Premiere on USB Flash Drives. (Only Handful of Samples Below)

art markets

BRICKHOUSE GALLERY X BAMR THE ARTIST

WAREHOUSE ARTIST LOFTS | FIRST FRIDAYS

PENCE GALLERY | NIGHT MARKET

organic flux | GROUP SHOW

OCTOBER 2021 @ UNION GALLERY

       This exhibition of multimedia works portrays both representation and abstraction that interprets the idea of Organic Flux through concept, texture, and movement. IMPACT members have created dialogue about the inspiration that comes from our external environment, and the ebb and flow of how navigating our surroundings influences our experiences and perspective.

Flux  n.

1.the action or process of flowing or flowing out.

  1. an abnormal discharge of matter from or within the body.

Organic  adj.

1.relating to or derived from living matter.

Exhibiting Artists

Zoe Nelson, Bernadeth (Julie Crumb), Quinn, the Mayor (Genesis Torres), Sarai Bustos,

Sage Stanley, Ember de Boer, Elizabeth Kellogg

 

sculpture by Ember de Boer

Internal Landscape | Group Show

JULY 2021 @ E STREET GALLERY

sculpture by Ember de Boer

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Phone

913.961.4664

Mail

emberslifeisart@gmail.com

Located

Sacramento, California