Advanced Programs Spring 2019 Exhibitions

artworxLA - Advanced Programs Presentation   - Spring 2019 (141 of 172).jpg

In May, artworxLA Advanced Programs culminated their Spring Residencies with Otis College of Art and Design and ArtCenter College of Design. Through fashion illustration and visual arts, students produced their own creative interpretations of the Adia Millett: Breaking Patterns exhibition at the California African American Museum (CAAM). Students in our programs also presented a zine project connected to the NEA Big Read initiative exploring notions of home and belonging. To connect this project with the community at CAAM, NEA Big Read Workshop Instructor, Gustavo Alberto Garcia Vaca conducted a hands-on project for the public. Parents, friends and local community members came to support, as each student shared stories connected to their work and how past events shaped who they are today. We congratulate Advanced Programs students as they continue to advance forward through artworxLA's creative pathways. 

Special thanks to:
Rochelle Botello, artworxLA Advanced Programs Manager; Caroline Ashkar, artworxLA Creative Youth Development Coordinator; Consuelo Montoya, CAAM Director of Education and Public Programs; Jenna Gibson, Visual Arts Residency Instructor; C.C. Ybarra, ArtCenter College of Design; Natalie Salvador, Fashion Illustration Residency Instructor; Inez Bush, Otis College of Art and Design; Elizabeth Morin, Arts Manager, Special Projects, the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles; Gustavo Alberto Garcia Vaca, NEA Big Read Workshop Instructor, Sol Alvarez, Leadership Development Instructor

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.