Creative Arts Corner

FREE FOR ALL RESIDENTS!

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh’s (HACP) Creative Arts Corner offers an audio/visual training program that’s free for all HACP Residents. CAC students are provided with a unique opportunity to cultivate their creative strengths in a state of the art studio environment.

With facilities in both Bedford Dwellings and Northview Heights Estates, training programs are available to every HACP resident.

Learn How To:

  • Compose and contribute to broadcast quality productions using professional techniques and equipment.
  • Take and develop high-quality digital photographs using SLR cameras and software like Photoshop.
  • Understand the ins and outs of the music and film industries from marketing to distribution.
  • Write and produce your own music CD.
  • Capture and edit a wide range of video projects.

CAC Black History Video

  • A black history project collaboration with two of our Creative Arts Corner students at Bedford Envision Center studio.
  • The spoken word video is about prominent African American figures such as:
    • Former NBA All-Star Earvin “Magic” Johnson
    • Grammy award winning Hip-Hop/R&B artist Mary J. Blige

Student Spotlight

Joshua Hayden
Creative Arts Corner Student
Bedford Dwellings

Joshua Hayden began attending the CAC program in October 2018.  From the very beginning, Josh has embraced the opportunity to take the audio/video production classes to acquire a skill-set that would allow him to pursue desire to become a musical artist.  Check out the link below to view his most recent video project produced here at Creative Arts Corner.

CAC LOCATIONS

NORTHVIEW HEIGHTS CAC
427 Mt Pleasant Road, Rear
Pittsburgh, PA 15214
412-643-2822

Hours:
Tuesday & Friday, 2:00PM – 5:00PM

BEDFORD ENVISION CENTER
2305 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-643-2907

Hours:
Monday & Wednesday, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Nathan E. Williams

Digital Literacy Initiatives Manager

Nathan is a Florida Native and U.S. Army Veteran of 6 years. Nathan has been employed with HACP since 2004.  He has a degree in Computer Programming from Keiser University, 1993, Tallahassee Florida.  He has over 30 years experience in the Music Industry, Multimedia, Photography, and Computers.

Contact Information

Cell Phone: (412) 660-1865

Office Phone: (412) 643-2907

Program Results

Take a look at 5 years worth of activity from the Creative Arts Corner. Our Students have done it all and they are not done yet, not even close.

  • Documentaries
  • Original Music
  • Video
  • Internships
  • 1 Millions + YouTube Views

CCAC 5 Year Report

Photography

HACP’s Creative Arts Corner provides a unique opportunity for kids to use professional techniques and equipment to create high-quality photography.

Graphic Design

HACP’s Creative Arts Corner provides a unique opportunity for kids to use professional techniques and equipment to create high-quality designs.

Video