Working Classroom is collaborating with Kellogg Foundation Fellows and guest artists Adria Malcolm and Michael Lorenzo López to celebrate the culture and richness of our state through video portraits that document New Mexican knowledge and resourcefulness in providing delicious and healthful foods for their families through times of scarcity and abundance. STAY TUNED for digitized versions of our student works!
Thanks to S.W.O.P.’s
YES! program, passionate young artists have been able to enhance their skills while assisting us with some outstanding projects including; generating merchandise to promote the Washington Middle School Mural Project, graphic design, event promotion and New Media Program development!
to our YES! interns (top-left first): Ana Palma, Tarynn D’Innovati, Nujhat Adrita, Team Lead Adrianna Ortiz, Analy Morales, Keily Castro, Elijah Chavez (Not a YES intern, but an Education Project intern and Advanced Mural Apprentice), Carlos Gabaldon, and last but not least David De La Cruz.
WMS Mural Project
Scope the new
video by Dominic Pettine documenting the thoughtful approach lead artist Nani Chacon takes in guiding Working Classroom's Public Art Apprentices as they revitalize Washington Middle School with a bold message of "Resilience". For more about our this project visit our PublicArt Page.
Mural Apprentices for completing Phase II of the Washington Mural Project! This is said to be the largest painted mural in the state of New Mexico.
This summer, alumna Adriana Ortiz joins Working Classroom as our S.W.O.P YES! (Youth Employment Summer) Program Team Lead. Her mission is to help other YES! interns set goals and grow during their internship at Working Classroom. YES! interns aim to develop skill sets while making meaningful relationships with organizations that are rooted in community.
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