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Children First Academy of Phoenix

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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OUTRAGE! Anti-Tobacco Youth Group

OUTRAGE! Anti-Tobacco Youth Group

In August 2013 I worked with the awesome teens of the OUTRAGE! anti-tobacco youth program of the Salt Lake County Health Department to paint this 9×18 foot mural. While one of the quickest and simplest projects I’ve ever done (one day brainstorming, two days wall…

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RISE Services

In June and July of 2013 I worked with the teens of RISE Services, Inc. to brainstorm, design and paint a mural based on their mission statement, “Creating opportunities for and with people.” For this project, we focused on the “with” aspect of that mission…

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Horizonte School

Horizonte School

In October 2012 I was approached by Alissa Tolley of Latinas Adelante, a program of the University of Utah created to foster independence and excellence in teenage parents by developing lifelong skills. I was asked to help develop a project that would be valuable for…

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Harmony Park Housing

The teens and staff of the Leadership and Resiliency Program of the Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake met with me and some of the local youth from the Harmony Park housing complex to brainstorm, design, and paint this mural in their community…

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Eastside/Westside Project

Eastside/Westside Project

The objective of the Eastside/Westside Project was to help foster an environment of mutual respect and understanding between the two communities by having youth from the two communities cooperate to create art. This project had five components: 1. Two copies of a ceramic tile mural…

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Kearns Junior High

Teenagers at Kearns Junior High worked with me from October 2011 until April 2012 to create a 60-foot-long work of art showing the core values they represent. For the first stage of the project the youth brainstormed and sketched ways to show the value statement…

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Days of ’47 Parade

Days of ’47 Parade

In July 2011 I received an assignment from the Sandy Central Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to direct the construction of a float for the 2011 Day’s of ’47 Parade. I helped to put together a committee and picked up…

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