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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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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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NDPA Pillar Mosaics

Chantal Esquivias is a Spanish teacher at NDPA and a native of Spain. Esquivias loved the school but thought that the building’s facade could be transformed to support the aesthetic point of view of the school’s Spanish immersion program. In early 2011 Esquivias contacted me…

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Viewmont Elementary School

I met with youth from Viewmont Elementary School in Murray once a week between October 2011 and January 2012. Students were chosen from the sixth grade classes of the school as well as from the population of youth receiving special education services. As the ability…

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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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Academy Park Housing

Academy Park Housing

In July to August 2011 I led a month-long project with a diverse group of about 15 teenagers from the Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake’s teen program in order to create a mural about West Valley City. The result is a bright,…

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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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