Archive for ethnic diversity

Dual Immersion Academy Bilingual Culture Mural

Traditional icons of United States and Latin culture are shown in this mural designed and painted by me for Dual Immersion Academy in Salt Lake City, UT. To depict Latin and U.S. culture, in cooperation with the teachers and administration of D.I.A. I chose the…

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SLC Art Gardening – Mosaic Art Sculptures and Installations

In September 2013, armed with an Arts Learning Grant from the Salt Lake City Arts Council and a 1300-lb donation of cement from Quikrete, I began collaborating with various youth organizations around the city to create large-scale mosaic installations in many of the city’s community…

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Children First Academy of Phoenix – History Mural

Children First Academy of Phoenix opened the doors of its new campus to students for the first time in late August of this year. Homeless youth in grades K-9 are brought to the school from a wide area of the valley for an educational experience…

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Riley Elementary School – Handmade tile mural

Riley Elementary School – Handmade tile mural

I met with students of Riley Elementary for 11 weeks from early January to late March to brainstorm, sketch, and create the tiles for the mural. Included in the project were youth in the after-school program as well as youth in the “Colors of Success”…

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Boys and Girls Club of Midvale – Ethnic Diversity Mural

In Spring 2008, I painted a mural about ethnic diversity in the Boys and Girls Club of Midvale, Utah. The result is a painting that reflects aspects of culture that I admire from various cultures (i.e. Brazilian dancing, Indian filmmaking, etc). There is also a…

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