Taking Flight: a farewell to ArtPrenticeship 2018

August 17, 2018

By Stefanie Wheat-JohnsonArtPrenticeship Project Manager Left: Join us for the official Mural Wrap Party and enjoy food, music, and origami! Above: Family and friends of ArtPrenticeship artists and students got a first look at “1,000 Hopes for Waco” after its completion earlier this month. Photo property of Waco Tribune-Herald.   When you grow and nurture…

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ArtPrenticeship: team near end of mural work

July 12, 2018

By Rae JeffersonDirector of Marketing and Communications With much planning, diligence, and sweat, the ArtPrenticeship team of four teaching artists and 10 apprentices is more than halfway through the summer internship program. They’ve made great strides over the past several weeks despite several days of rain and are nearly finished with the mural. Below you’ll…

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ArtPrenticeship: delighting in the creative journeys of young artists

June 15, 2018

By Stefanie Wheat-JohnsonProject Manager, ArtPrenticeship The dining room table is littered with paper, books and crumpled birds. The afternoon light catches an array of patterns over the beautiful paper, and makes my daughter’s auburn hair gleam. She is studious and diligent with her lips pressed firmly together in concentration and enthusiasm. My heart is so…

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New mural program gives creative reins to Waco teens

June 13, 2018

By Magen DavisPublic Relations Graduate Intern By the end of this summer, downtown Waco will be home to a new mural.  But unlike existing pieces in the area, this work of art will be crafted by an unlikely group of creatives: 10 Waco ISD high school students working alongside a team of professional artist mentors.…

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