Enriching Experience

From grass-roots community programs to creative travel courses, this collection features a portfolio of projects designed to facilitate an enriching experience.

Animals for Africa: Love Made Tangible 

An international not-for-profit art project that engaged ordinary citizens in the making and exchange of simple, folk-art inspired stuffed animals to improve the lives of vulnerable women and children in Malawi and Uganda. 

African Dream Quilt: Stitching Stories Between Women of the World 

A collaborative art-making project designed to support the mission of Voice Flame Writers International and connect women of various cultures, ages and ethnicities through the language of art.

Art & Ecology in Costa Rica

An artist residency and video project with The ComunicArte Project (CAP) in Punta Banco, Costa Rica that evolved into a collaboration and  three-week study abroad program for student teaching artists.

Balancing Perspectives Exhibition 

An exhibition of contemporary artwork of artists from diverse ethnic, social and geographical backgrounds who had embraced philosophies and styles traditionally associated with East Asia. 

Sparking Art Symposium 

A symposium and experiential art-making workshop developed for professional teaching artist in collaboration with KQED's SPARKed.

ArtDate: Community Art-Making Workshop Series

A monthly series of free, drop-in art-making workshops developed to provide positive publicity,  community service and opportunities for student artists to gain teaching experience.

Art & Entrepreneurship Forum and Mingles

A series of events and programs fostering collaboration between artists and entrepreneurs developed for the Hub & Intersection for the Arts. Local community members, artists and entrepreneurs were invited to present and dialogue on cultural entrepreneurship in the Bay Area.

Brain Surgery: An Expressive Arts Project 

An experimental film created with participants of the Marin Brain Injury Network program in Larkspur, California to facilitate self-expression and improved functioning.