Art Projects

Youth Summer Art Camp w/Safos Dance Theater!

This summer, Safos Dance Theater hosted a Summer Art Camp for the youth in South Tucson at the House of Neighborly Services. The art camp was open to youth in South Tucson interested in learning the steps in creating a performance piece. The theme of their performance was Underage drinking Prevention. They participated in workshops that included: Lighting design, stage… Read more →

Art + Community Gardening!

This adventure began with an invitation from Katie Gannon at Tucson Clean & Beautiful how was calling upon Urban Foresters to take part in motivating the neighborhood to plant/maintain trees and a community garden! The group was made up of youth from the neighborhood and during my first day working with them I had a great time sharing a bit… Read more →

Street Art in Montevideo, Uruguay

During my time in Montevideo, Uruguay this past April 2013 we walked everywhere and I was able to see so much street art! The art all began on the drive from the airport and then we were greeted with some cool murals in the art district where we stayed. We stayed at a place called Casa Tatu and this was… Read more →

Globall:Art+Climate Change in Montevideo, Uruguay

During the Artlab project at Biosphere 2 in 2011 I had the opportunity to meet and spend the week with fellow artists Pincho Casanova and Macarena MontaƱez. Pincho and Macarena film and produce the television show “El Monitor Plastico” in Montevideo, Uruguay that focuses on interviewing artists of all disciplines. After returning to Uruguay they were very inspired to create… Read more →

The Art of All Possibilities at Biosphere 2

In November 2012, The Rillito River Project invited the artists from Art Lab to install artwork at Biosphere 2 (B2) for an exhibition called The Art of All Possibilities. It was wonderful for me to be reunited with everyone I built great relationships with during the 2011 Art Lab. We arrived a week prior to the opening to begin installing… Read more →

Summer Art Camp 2012

During the Summer of 2012 I worked with the youth of the John Valenzuela Youth Center in South Tucson during their summer mini art camp. We created several mural panels to serve as public service announcements to the community.      I told the youth my story of being a graffiti artists as a youth in Los Angeles, how I was… Read more →

Art Lab at Biosphere 2

I met Ellen Skotheim, creative director of The Rillito River Project during Eat Dinner Fund an Artist; where I was awarded a grant to fund my mural panel project. A few days after the event Ellen called to ask if I’d like to participate in the 2011 Art Lab with Scientists from Biosphere 2. The project brought together leading artists… Read more →

Eat Dinner Fund an Artist

The June 10, 2011 event “Eat Dinner, Fund an Artist” was the brain child of David Aguirre, Director of Dinnerware Artspace. I know this was almost a year ago now, but this is the beginning of a wonderful journey I had last year and it wouldn’t make sense to leave it out. The concept for the event was to invite… Read more →