Hope Art Exploration 2016

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Weeks 3-4 of the Hope Art Exploration Program take place at Hope Academy in S. Minneapolis with 65 middle school students unleashing their creativity and talents in one of five classes: visual art, photography, theater, music and video. Each class is led by an Artist Mentor and assisted by two Hope high school interns. Students will present their creative achievements at the

Community Showcase – Thursday July 7th at 7:30pm

Hope Academy Chapel 

and you are invited to the celebration!


Visual Art – Artist Mentor Katie Perez with assistant Rachel Kite (IA Scholarship recipient) and interns Abigail Irving and Luke Thompson

Photography – Artist Mentor Becca Ulasich with interns Tian Elder and Kimberly Eras

Theater – Artist Mentor Ben Kelly with interns Gloria Portillo-Flores and Elijah Owens

Video – Artist Mentor Matt Abeler with interns Caden Neterer and Joshua Bookhout

Music – Artist Mentor Mark Collier with interns Taron Busby and Josselin Reyes-Vasquez


legacy_logo_cmyk-e1304537049458MRAC-logo-(color)2This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.