2011 Projects Selected for Funding
Andrew Morrison: Andrew is a highly acclaimed visual artist and hip hop artist. He has also served as a teaching artist for the New Directions program. Andrew’s paintings and murals have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and Universities throughout the country and in public and corporate collections. Andrew believes he has an obligation and responsibility to use his God-given talent in a divine way to better himself, his family, and his community. On May 20, 2011 they will be hosting a CD release celebration at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle. This event is a fundraiser for Native American youth in foster care.
Project: Andrew Morrison leads youth on a journey through talking circles where they will explore the issues of problem gambling, song and lyric development, and sound engineering, to produce a hip hop CD. Youth will work along side professional artists from start to finish.