Outreach Projects

I have organized over one hundred outreach projects since 2000 and made prints with my students at the University of New Mexico. These have been local, regional, and international projects, and I especially extend offers of printmaking projects to people suffering from poverty, natural disasters, and physical & mental challenges, as well as public school students who do not have much art experiences.

 

Collaboration projects raise our awareness about how art can serve a larger humanitarian purpose. Outreach collaborations are a way to nurture peace within our society, and help our children and communities become more loving and creative. Art in general is not always recognized as being necessary compared to science, medicine, engineering, or technology. However, people do need and appreciate art as a way to improve their quality of life.

If you would like to do a printmaking collaboration project, please contact me.

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INTERNATIONAL SELECTED COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECTS

Collaboration Calendar Project, 2018

            Relief Printmaking students and students in Ie Junior High School, Okinawa, Japan created 2019 Calendar. The sale profits                    was donated to a non-profit organization, Crossroads for Women in Albuquerque.

Arts Care, arts-in-health charity in Northern Ireland, 2018

            The Arts Care patients in Northern Ireland created Collagraph matrices. The students enrolled in Introduction to Printmaking,                Intaglio II & I, and Relief Printmaking printed the matrices. Jill McKeown organized this project.

Okinawa Printmaking Project for Japanese children and American children in the U.S. military bases

            Okinawa, Japan, 2015 – 2016

Futenma Elementary School (Drypoint prints), Futenma Junior High School (Collagraph prints), Mashiki Junior High School (Woodcut), Lester Middle School (Drypoint prints), Amelia Earhart Intermediate School (Collagraph prints), and Zukeran Elementary School (Drypoint prints)

Each matrix was created by individual children and printed by students enrolled in Introduction to Printmaking, Intaglio I & II, Graduate Intaglio, ABQ Print Club members.

 

Printing project for Misaki Tokubetsu Shien School, Okinawa, Japan, 2015

            Collagraph prints

Students in the Misaki School created collagraph matrices, and Printmaking Project and Community Outreach students printed and created post cards and prints.

 

Fund raising and printing project for Society for Defending Street and Working Childrenin Tehran, Iran, 2015

            Collagraph and Milkcarton drypoint prints

Children in the society created matrices, and Printmaking Project and Community Outreach students printed prints, cards, and calendar images. Babak Shahsiah organized this project.

 

Peace project for Okinawa, Japan, 2014

            Milk carton drypoint prints

Students in Misaki school (mentally challenging students – 7th grade and 10th grade) and Amicus international school (6th grade) in Okinawa created matrices, and Intaglio I & II and Relief Printmaking students printed.

 

Fundraising project for Tohoku Disaster Relief Center in Sendai, Japan, 2012

            Milk carton drypoint greeting cards

Children in Sycamore Preschool in El Cerrito, California created matrices, and Print Project Community Outreach students printed and made the edition.

 

Printing Project for World Wide Women, Bangor, Northern Ireland, 2012

            Collagraph greeting cards

            Immigrated women living in Bangor created matrices, and Intermediate Printmaking students printed and made the edition.

 

 Japanese folk tale stories printing project 2012

            Collagraph illustration prints

Students in Joshibi University Art & Design created illustrations and the matrices. Relief/Monoprint students printed the matrices.

 

Relief Fund Collaboration Project for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, 2011

            2012 collagraph calendars

People in Minamisoma City, Fukushima and evacuated from radiation leak drew pictures. UNM printmaking students made collagraph matrices based on their drawings, printed, and made the edition.

 

Exchange Outreach Collaboration Projects between the Joshibi University of Art & Design in Japan and the University of New Mexico, 2010 - 2011 

            Collagraph prints

Each University exchanged matrices, which were created by “Kobo Te to Te” (art studio for mentally challenging adults) in Japan, “Crossroads for Women” (women’s shelter) and “VSA Arts of New Mexico” (mentally & physically learning challenging adults.) Both students in Joshibi University of Art & Design and the U.N.M. Relief Printing students printed the matrices.

Printing Collaboration for children in School for deaf in Ghana supported by Peace Corps in Ghana, 2009

            Milk carton drypoint prints

            Children in Ghana created matrices, and Yoshiko Shimano printed the matrices. Alison Stow, PCV, organized this project.

 

Fundraising project for Project Rescue N.G.O., Human traffic in India, 2008

            Collagraph greeting cards

Indian children in the shelter created matrices, and U.N.M. Relief Printing students printed and made the edition. Sage Dawson organized this project.

 

Fundraising project for Afghan-Kids school project N.G.O. in Japan, 2002

            Collagraph greeting cards

            Escuela Del Sol Montessori (4th & 5th grade) created matrices, and Introduction to Printmaking students printed.

 

Fundraising project for Afghan kids school project N.G.O. in Japan, 2002

            Silkscreen calendars

Students in Albuquerque Academy (10th & 11th grade) designed the image, and Advanced & Graduate printmaking students created screens. Both students printed the calendars and made the edition.

 

Fundraising project for Doctors without Borders, 2001

            Lithography season’s greeting cards

Students in Albuquerque Academy (10th & 11th grade) drew images on limestones, and Lithography I & II students processed and printed.

 

LOCAL & REGIONAL SELECTED COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECTS

In the last ten years

Fundraising project for Art Street, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, 2017 Fall

            Students enrolled in Relief Printmaking and Intaglio – I created and printed 2018 calendars.

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint, 2017 Spring

Students on Manzano Elementary School (1st grade) created matrices. Intaglio I & II and Relief Printmaking Students printed the matrices. Wafa Hussain Alawami organized this project.

 

Printing project – Linoleum cut prints, 2015 Fall

Artists in Art Street, Albuquerque Healthcare for Homeless created matrices. Printmaking Project and Community Outreach students and Relief Printmaking students gave linoleum cut workshops at the Art Street studio. The students assisted and printed with the artist.

 

Printing project – Monotype prints, 2015 Fall

Women living in the Mayas Place, Crossroads for Women visited UNM print shop. Printmaking Project and Community Outreach students assisted and printed monotype prints with the women.

 

Printing project – Woodcut prints, 2015 Spring

Artists in Art Street, Albuquerque Healthcare for Homeless created matrices. Relief Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Linoleum cut stamping printing on fabric, 2015 Spring

Artists in VSA Arts of New Mexico (Mentally & physically challenging artists) created matrices. Introduction to Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint prints, 2014 Fall

            Students in School of Dreams Academy created matrices. Intaglio I & II students assisted and printed with them.

 

Fundraising project - 2014 collagraph calendars, 2013 Summer and Fall

Women in Crossroads for Women (a transition program for homeless women with co-occurring addictive and mental health disorders) created matrices. Printmaking Project and Community Outreach Project students, Introduction to Printmaking students, and Relief Printmaking students printed and made the edition.  

 

Printing project - Woodcut prints, 2013 Summer

Students in Zuni Self Enrichment Program (a therapeutic group for both men and women that have experienced trauma either as adults or as children) created matrices. Printmaking Project and Community Outreach Project students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint prints, 2013 Summer

Youth in Amistad Crisis Shelter (youth at risk) created matrices, Printmaking Project and Community Outreach Project students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Relief print cards, 2013 Spring

Women in Crossroads for Women (Women’s shelter) created matrices, and Relief Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint prints, 2012 Fall       

Residence in Mandy’s Farm (mentally and physically challenging adults) in New Mexico created matrices, and Intaglio I & II students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint prints, 2012 Fall

            Students in St. Pius High School created matrices, and Intermediate Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Collagraph prints, 2012 Summer

Residence in Mandy’s Farm (mentally and physically challenging adults) in New Mexico created matrices, and Print Project: Community Outreach students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Collagraph prints, 2012 Summer

Youth in Amistad Crisis Shelter (youth at risk) created matrices, and Print Project: Community Outreach students assisted and printed with them.

 

Fundraising project – 2012 collagraph calendar project, 2011 Fall      

Artists in VSA Arts of New Mexico (Mentally & physically challenging artists) created matrices with Print Project: Community Outreach students. Introduction to Printmaking and Relief Printing students printed and made the edition.

 

Printing project – Collagraph prints, 2011 Summer

Residence in Manzano Del Sol Village, Good Samaritan Society (senior care center) created matrices assisted by Print Project: Community Outreach students. Print Project: Community Outreach students printed the matrices.

 

Printing project – Monotype and Woodcut prints, 2011 Summer

Youth in Amistad Crisis Shelter (youth at risk) created matrices, and Print Project: Community Outreach students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint prints, 2011 Spring

Home schooling students (middle/ high school students) in Rio Rancho created matrices, and Intaglio I & II students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint prints, 2011 Spring

Students in Atrisco Heritage Academy High School created matrices, and Intaglio I & II students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Collagraph prints, 2011 Spring

            Artists in VSA Arts of New Mexico created matrices, and Introduction to Printmaking students printed the matrices.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint prints, 2010 Fall

Students in TACL (Transitional of Adults to Community Living, Special services in Los Lunas School District) created matrices, and Intaglio I & II students assisted and printed with them.

 

Fundraising project – Collagraph greeting cards, 2010 Summer

Women in Crossroads for Women (women’s shelter) created matrices, and Print Project: Community Outreach students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Monotype prints, 2010 Summer

Youth in Amistad Crisis Shelter (youth at risk) created monotype prints assisted by Print Project: Community Outreach students.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint prints, 2010 Summer

Artists in VSA Arts of New Mexico created matrices, and Print Project: Community Outreach students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Greeting cards, 2010 Spring

Students in Cottonwood Classical Preparatory School created matrices, and Intaglio I & II students assisted and printed with them.

 

Fund raising project – Collagraph and milk carton drypoint greeting cards, 2010 Spring

Artists in Off Center (community art studio) created matrices, and Advanced and Graduate Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Collagraph and milk carton drypoint greeting cards, 2010 Spring

Students in Amy Biehl High School created matrices, and Advanced and Graduate Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Fundraising project – Intaglio greeting cards, 2009 Fall

Artists in VSA Arts of New Mexico (mentally & physically challenging artists) drew images on copper plates. Intaglio I & II students processed the plates and printed for them.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint prints, 2009 Fall

Students in Jefferson Middle School created matrices. Introduction to Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Styrofaom relief prints for greeting cards, 2009 Fall

Students in Inez Elementary School (1st grade) created matrices. Introduction to Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Lithography prints, Spring 2009    

Students in Albuquerque Academy drew images on aluminum plates. Lithography I & II students processed the plates and printed with them.

 

Fundraising project – Drypoint prints, Fall 2008

Artists in VSA Arts of New Mexico (mentally & physically challenging artists) created matrices. Introduction to Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Collagraph prints, 2008 Summer    

Residence in First Step (half way house in Salt Lake City) created matrices. Printmaking Collaboration through Community Outreach students printed the matrices. Fred Breyman organized this project.

 

Printing project – 2008 Summer

People in each group created matrices, and Printmaking Collaboration through Community Outreach students assisted and printed with them.

 

            Off Center (community art studio) – Collragraph prints

            VSA Arts of New Mexico – Collragraph prints

            Art Street Children Night (Albuquerque Health Care for Homeless Children) - Styrofoam prints and paper making

            Amistad Crisis Shelter (youth at risk) – Monotype prints

 

Printing project – Drypoint prints, 2008 Spring

Artists in Off Center (community art studio) created matrices, and Introduction to Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Drypoint prints, 2008 Spring

Students in Albuquerque Academy created matrices and Introduction to Printmaking students assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Lithography prints, 2008 Spring

Students in Los Lunas High School drew images on limestones. Lithography I & II students processed the limestones, assisted and printed with them.

 

Printing project – Milk carton drypoint and Monotype prints, 2007 Fall

Advanced & Graduate Printmaking students brought a removable press to Art Street for the Children’s Night (Albuquerque Health Care for Homeless) and made drypoint and monotype prints with the children and parents.

 

Printing project – Monotype, Stamping, and Paper lithography prints, 2007 Fall

            Students in Montessori Elementary School (6th Grade) made prints with Monotype/Relief Printing students.