Art Projects


So, it’s the first week of May 2015 and I have been invited to paint with the community on May 10th at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. The theme of the show is Street art inside. The “Streets Inside” is a show honoring street muralist of Phoenix and the museum gave them free rein to create murals from top… Read more →

2015 Tucson Festival of Books

The Pima County Public Library’s Nuestra Raices librarians asked me to moderate their youth author panel at this March 15, 2015 Tucson Festival of Books. I was excited to hear that the panel this year was called “The Distored Mirror” with female, Latina authors: Claudia Guadalupe Martinez and Isabel Quintero. My favorite part about moderating.. is reading as many books… Read more →

Color the Mural

Since the summer of 2013, I have been working as an affiliate artist with Safos Dance Theatre on their Color the Mural Project in South Tucson. Color the mural is a 2 year Safos project in partnership with the House of Neighborly Service. During the summer of 2013, I participated with Safos as they went out into the South Tucson… Read more →

Pictures & Words at 2014 Festival of Books

The Nuestra Raices Pima County Public Library librarians asked if I would moderate an author panel at this years Festival of Books on their Nuestra Raices Tent stage. Over the years, I’ve continued to have a great relationship with the Nuestra Raices librarians, and was so grateful for the invitation! The panel was: Pictures and Words Join award-winning authors Duncan… Read more →

Suenos (Dreams) & Silouettes

As described by creator, Denise Ueyehara on her blog; Dreams & Silhouettes was a multi-disciplinary performance installation inspired by communities in Tucson and near the border that live with militarization, detention, and deportation. By award-winning filmmaker Jason Aragon of Pan Left Productions, performance artist Denise Uyehara and video artist Adam Cooper-Teran.  Featuring stories from Las Promotoras of Derechos Humanos and… Read more →

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 →