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Summer Mural Program for Youth

S.P.O.T.S: Supporting Peoples Outlooks, Talents, and Speech

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2pm to 4 pm

The painting spot, the gathering spot, the spot light or epicenter of action.

Public art is a powerful tool for community building. This program will introduce young artists to the means to create vibrant community art works. A cohort of twelve young artists (ages 12-24) will learn about different models of community art projects, help to define how the program will local youth, and create a collaborative mural project. Students will learn basic color theory, composition, and painting methods.

Eligibility: This six week class is for youth ages 12-24 who live, work or study in Richmond.

Stipend: Each student will receive a $200 stipend for their work at the completion of the program.

Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2-4pm, July 6 – August 12

Instructor: Fred Alvarado

This class welcomes Spanish speakers and is an inclusive bilingual space. El Artista Maestro habla Español.

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Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804