About ART through ACTION

ART through ACTION, was founded in a as non-profit organization, inspired by decades of service to the community and the desire to combine efforts to create a permanent display site for the Memorial Sculptures honoring the Borderline 12; as well as to provide art & ceramic glasses for individuals on the spectrum, with special needs and the underserved.


Active community members of Thousand Oaks, Ali & Esther Alinejad have owned and operated The Clay Studio + Gallery Inc. in Thousand Oaks, CA for over 20 years.  Our classes are designed to support and nurture the creativity in each of us in a fun and non-competitive environment.  

ART through ACTION 
700 Paige Lane 
Thousand Oaks, CA  91360 

Phone: 805-370-1544 
Email: info@artthroughaction.org  


Meet the Artists

Both Esther and Mohammad “Ali” are formally educated, award-winning artists.  Esther has an MFA from the University of Arizona, and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Mohammad received his BFA from the University of Paris VIII, France.

Ali Alinejad

Ali is an accomplished multi-disciplinary artist, He has experience in various mediums including oil/water paintings, photography, wood sculpting and ceramics.   The past 18 years his primary artistry has focused on ceramics. He and his wife Esther, an artist as well,  own and operate Clay Studio + Gallery Inc. in Thousand Oaks, California with his wife Esther. There he works full time as an artist, and instructor. 
Ali is an award-winning artist who has exhibited his work in Iran, France, Japan, and Hawaii.  He currently exhibits, and sells his artwork throughout California.


Esther Alinejad

Esther Alinejad’s work is a visual interpretation of thoughts, feelings, and reactions to everyday living and current events. Through the use of color, newspaper cut outs, and found objects, she creates an integrated web of imagery. Her work showcases streams of consciousness and stories unraveling. With her unique integration of color and imagery she engages the viewer to take a different perspective on life and hopes to strike that inner cord.  https://claystudioandgallery.com/esther-alinejad/