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Welcome to Idyllwild Arts!

Elite colleges seek Idyllwild Arts Academy graduates because those institutions recognize the arts as great teachers of humanity. Those colleges want young people whose creativity prepares them to bring about global change.

Welcome to Your Life-Changing Experience in the Arts

Experience change in your own life in our unique sanctuary for self-discovery among like-minded artists. Become an interdisciplinary thinker and problem-solver by learning the art of finding connections—and forging new connections—among all subject areas.

See Yourself Here

Imagine yourself as a student of nature on our campus whose land remains sacred to the area’s longtime Native American inhabitants. Allow the spirit of place to move you to grow into a multicultural citizen, taking part in a dialogue that aims to make every space sacred.

Meet The Team

Christy Wilke

Senior Associate Director of Admission
Film & Digital Media and Visual Arts


Phone: 951.659.2171 x2223

Megan Berg

Associate Director of Enrollment
Dance & Theatre

Phone: 951.659.2171 x2344

Tara Sechrest

Vice President, Enrollment Management & Strategic Partnerships

Phone: 951.659.2171 x2345

Amalia Gardner

Assistant Director of Enrollment
Fashion Design and InterArts

Phone: 951.659.2171 x2341

Dominique Trammell

Associate Director of Enrollment
Creative Writing and Music

Phone: 951.659.2171 x2347

Joni Wright

Data & Communication Specialist

Phone: 951.659.2171 x2349

Don Stoll

Manager of Communications & International Student Relations
ESL Consultant & I-20 Liaison

Phone: 951.659.2171 x2346

Idyllwild Arts Land Acknowledgement

Idyllwild Arts respectfully acknowledges the Qawishpa Cahuillangnah (also known as Cahuilla Band of Indians) and all nine sovereign Bands of Cahuilla people who have stewarded this land throughout the generations and continue to steward this land for all future generations.

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