Founded in 2005, The Mountain School of Arts is the oldest, continuous artist-run school in California. Since our inception we been offering an independent program with a serious and obligated faculty. Commitment is primary at MSA^ in terms of study, participation, and effort. The administration, faculty, and student body work together as a singular entity to construct a stress-free, mutually beneficial and organic educational community. MSA^ considers itself a supplement and amendment to the university system and encourages involvement with other educational institutions.