Summer Mural Program for Youth
S.P.O.T.S: Supporting Peoples Outlooks, Talents, and Speech
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3pm to 6pm
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 14-24) 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.
CLICK HERE to view the mural created by youth participating in the program in 2021.
CLICK HERE to view the mural created by youth participating in the program in 2022.
Eligibility: This seven week class is for youth ages 14-24 who live, work or study in Richmond.
Stipend: Each student will receive a $250 stipend for their work at the completion of the program.
Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3pm to 6pm from June 13 to August 3, 2023
Instructors: Fred Alvarado and Keena Azania Romano
This class welcomes Spanish speakers and is an inclusive bilingual space. El Artista Maestro habla Español.