Artist Spotlight: SNAPP – Ars Longa Vita Brevis

by Jhenna El-Sawaf, JAC Volunteer For Snapp, seeing is the first step. “My creative process is based on what I see. If I see something that catches my attention, I say to myself… ‘that would look good in charcoal or pen.’” He uses any medium available to capture his subjects: black Sharpie, watercolor pencil, charcoal, …

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Day in the Life of a JAC Intern: Joslyn’s Monday

This blog is a part of our newest series: Community Voices. Through this new series, we will be highlighting stories, insights, and reflections from across the JAC network of teaching artists, volunteers, interns, staff, and our wonderful audience and supporters. We are so grateful to have such a passionate and diverse community and we hope …

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Community Voices Blog: Staff Art Picks

We are so excited to announce our newest series on the JAC Blog: Community Voices. Through this new blog series, we will be highlighting stories, insights, and reflections from across the JAC network of teaching artists, volunteers, interns, staff and our wonderful audience and supporters. We are so grateful to have such a passionate and …

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Inside & Out Exhibition Spotlight: Karim Shuquem, Lesley Rae Burdick, and Edee Allynnah

For a deeper look at some of the incredible pieces in JAC’s inaugural online exhibition, Inside & Out: Photorealists to Minimalists, JAC spoke with featured artists Karim Shuquem, Lesley Rae Burdick, and Edee Allynnah. Amid growing calls for transformative justice and the abolition of our country’s criminal legal system, artists can play a unique role …

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