Picerne Family Foundation


What's New at the Picerne Family Foundation


Current News at the Picerne Family Foundation

Archived News at the Picerne Family Foundation

• First group of Global
   Sustainability Project
   teens return from
   Mankwe Wildlife Reserve
   in S. Africa

• Artist Outreach Project
   Recognized by
   Grantmakers in Aging
   (GIA) as a Model
   Program

• Introducing the 2012
   Global Sustainability
   Project Team

• KAPF Launches Global

   Sustainability Project

• Art Exhibit at the

   Boys & Girls Club
   in Encinitas

• 2011 Artist Outreach
   Grants

• In the Spotlight
   - Past Spotlights












2011 Artist Outreach Project Grant Recipients
The Picerne Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2011 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.


Lynn Adams – Visual Artist

Project: “Once Upon a Tile,” creating individual tiles for a painted tile mural with at risk children at the Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito

Cynthia Britain – Visual Artist

Project: Conducting a weekly art program on painting for at-risk, inner-city adolescent girls who live at the Crittenton Residential Treatment Center in Fullerton

Juan Manuel Cortez – Musician, Director

Project: Capistrano Mariachi Enrichment Project, teaching Mariachi music to Latino students age 5 to 18, and mentoring new music instructors, with the Capistrano Community Mariachi Program in San Juan Capistrano

Stephanie Cunningham – Visual Artist

Project: Conducting mixed-media art activities for women who are enrolled in the “Battling the Blues” program at the SusiQ Senior Center in Laguna Beach

Nancy Egan – Visual Artist, Educator

Project: Teaching drawing and oil painting to at-risk young people age 12-18 at the Boys & Girls Club in San Clemente

Barbara Gothard – Visual Artist, Educator

Project: Art and Sustainability, teaching first generation, college-bound high school students to create environmentally conscious works of art at the Preuss School UCSD in San Diego

Donald Harrell – Musician, Educator

Project: Giving private trumpet and cornet lessons to students who cannot afford music instruction, at schools in Placentia

Georgia Freedman Harvey – Visual Artist

Project: Leading one-on-one art sessions and workshops with teens who live with chronic illness at CHOC Hospital in Orange County

Marcos Martinez – Actor, Director, Educator

Project: Providing performing arts instruction to underserved Latino English Language learners of all ages, in partnership with the Center ARTES

Jo McLaclan – Actor, Teacher

Project: Introducing seniors to improvisational theater at affordable senior housing communities, in collaboration with the EngAGE organization

Nancy Pricetta – Visual Artist

Project: Leading after-school art projects for students with special needs at Paul Ecke Central Elementary School in Encinitas

Karen Wilkening – Visual Artist, Teacher

Project: Leading expressive arts therapy groups for adults recovering from substance abuse and low income children and adults in Northern San Diego County