Summer Arts Academy Daily Diary
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Based in Central Harlem, our Studio Arts programs provide Murals, Music, and Media production at the new Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub collaboratively with Community Connections for Youth and support from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative. We help manage the 7,200 square foot floor as the creative space on behalf of the Harlem Hub, and facilitate arts programs directly and with contracted providers.
As our longest tenured artist, Kekoa has worn many hats at Thrive Collective, and has worked on 29 school murals since 2007.
Art is my voice, a window into my thoughts and my soul. It helps me express complicated ideas and emotions. It’s impossible to imagine a world without art because it’s embedded in my very being.
– Kekoa, Studio Arts Director