K12 Gallery & TEJAS is an artist-centered regional visual arts center offering innovative visual arts programs for all ages in the Miami Valley, Ohio. These programs include art classes, in school and after school hands-on making programs, summer art camps, field trips, professional exhibitions, public art, workshops, community outreach, and art parties for all ages. Professional artists also support low-income students, youth on probation, adults with disabilities, incarcerated individuals, and survivors of violence, providing equal access to the educational and healing quality of the arts. Our members represent geographic diversity and wide range activity areas. We engage talent in the service of the community, leading through the arts to problem-solve. TEJAS stands for “Teen Educational Joint Adult Studio” and is the expansion of art programs beyond the high school age.