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Artist Bios and Photos

Picerne Family Foundation Artist Bios and Photos

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2012 Artist Bios and Photos
The Picerne Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2012 Artist Outreach Project grant recipients. For more information about the Artist Outreach Project, contact Victor Nelson, the Executive Director of the Picerne Family Foundation, at 949-267-1517 or email us here.

Juanita Ayson – Writer, Multi-Media Artist, Performance Artist, Expressive Art Therapist
Project: Expressive arts program for children, youth and families who benefit from various human service programs of the Indian Health Council located in the Rincon Valley of Valley Center.

Kay Devine – Visual Artist, Art Educator
Project: Visual arts program for youth at Joplin Youth Center in Orange County, a juvenile correctional facility that provides residential treatment for teenage boys ages 13 to 16.

Janine Farmer – Visual Artist, Educator
Project: Drawing, painting and sculpting using a wide variety of media with young children attending after school and weekend programs at North University Public Library.

Garit Imhoff – Musician, Story Teller, Teacher, Professional Clown
Project: Music, storytelling and puppetry program that introduces children musical instruments and performing arts traditions from around the world at the Boys and Girls Club in Encinitas. Children will also be given opportunities to perform at various nonprofits serving elderly adults.

Anna Kelso – Writer, Educator
Project: Writing memoir essays and journaling to foster deeper understanding of life’s experiences with people going through the illness or passing of a loved one at Hospice of the North Coast in Carlsbad.

Jack Knight – Visual Artist
Project: Visual art & expression program incorporating an 8,000 square foot garden space with low-income youth participating in GOALS, which is an after school athletics, educational enrichment and community service program in Anaheim, Huntington Beach and Placentia.

Ann Little – Visual Artist
Project: Cross-generational art education program with multimedia projects, collaborative garden art creations and beautification projects with pre-school children, family groups, and seniors participating in programs at North County Community Services and the Gloria E. McClellan Senior Center. The artist is also collaborating with Alta Vista Gardens.

Santiago Maldonado-Reyna – Musician
Project: Mariachi music for Latino students age 5 to 18 that will include re-introduction of the Harp, a traditional mariachi instrument, to the music program at the Capistrano Community Mariachi Program in San Juan Capistrano.

Rodney McCoubrey – Visual Artist
Project: Visual art project that gives students at Oak Crest Middle School and seniors at the Encinitas Senior Center an opportunity to work together in “artist project teams” that will transform trash and found objects into environmental art that will be displayed in a local art exhibit.

Alejandro Tovares – Musician
Project: Drum circles designed to promote musical skill, health & wellness, emotional expression, stress management, empathy, and gratitude with participants in psychotherapeutic and psycho-educational groups at Hoag Hospital Outpatient Mental Health Programs in Newport Beach.

Patricia Waite – Photographer, Educator
Project: Art journaling and creative expression program for homeless women veterans who live in a transitional housing and social services program called Fan of the Feather designed to help them return to independent living in San Marcos.

Arthur Williamson – Visual Artist
Project: Introduce a variety of visual art media to at-risk young people, attending after school programs, at Project Reach as an outlet for emotional expression, to build self-esteem, and channel emotions in a positive, creative, challenging and rewarding activity.