Community

Art & Environment Beautification at Hollinger Middle School

Trees for Tucson initiated a beautification project at Hollinger Middle School through a Wells Fargo Community LIFT grant. Katie Gannon, Director of Trees for Tucson invited me to assist in creating a more inviting hallway for student and staff at Hollinger Middle School. I began by visiting the school and the group of GATE student in the service learning group… Read more →

Anderson Center, Red Wing Minnesota

Tucson Arizona gets plenty of winter visitors. Well, a pair of these visitors were visiting from Red Wing, Minnesota and stopped by the Tucson Tamale Company. They noticed and enjoyed my art, and decided to buy a few pieces to take back home with them to Minnesota. During a following trip to Tucson, they reached out to me because they… Read more →

SCOTTSDALE MUSEUM of CONTEMPORARY ART: The Streets Inside!

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 →

Entre Nosot@s: Nosotr@s Somos!

The Phoenix based, Entre Nosotr@s group is a collaborative project that produces events and conversations around transnational Chican@/Latin@/Indigenous issues, culture, and social justice movements. Entre Nosotr@s hosted a group exhibition, Nosotr@s Somos, at the Hive Gallery located at 2222 North 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85006,  March 20-April 18, 2015. This show presented artwork by Chican@, Latin@, Indigenous and Latin American… 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 →