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PAPA Visual Artists Honored

PAPA Visual Artists Leslie Bello Garcia and Daniela Basista were honored last night at the University of New Mexico’s exhibition for Young Artists. The judges (all UNM Fine Arts Faculty) reviewed over 280 entries from 22 different New Mexico schools and selected 90 artworks for the exhibition~with a 30% acceptance rate, the 2019 UNM Young […]

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PAPA Visual Artists Honored

PAPA Visual Artists Leslie Bello Garcia and Daniela Basista were honored last night at the University of New Mexico’s exhibition for Young Artists. The judges (all UNM Fine Arts Faculty) reviewed over 280 entries from 22 different New Mexico schools and selected 90 artworks for the exhibition~with a 30% acceptance rate, the 2019 UNM Young […]

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PAPA Artist Enjoys the Outdoors!

Please join us in congratulating PAPA Artist Jamie-Lynn Poncho! Her acrylic painting of “How I Enjoy the Outdoors” won third place in a state-wide youth art contest, sponsored by New Mexico Wildlife Federation. Thank you to NMWF for the opportunity! We’ll be displaying all of the NMWF Youth Art Contest submissions from PAPA on the […]

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Custom t-shirt and sticker available now

Leslie Bello Garcia designed stickers and shirts for a PAPA Visual Art fundraiser. Shirts are $20 each. Stickers are $2 each. We accept cash (exact change, please) or checks made out to PAPA. We have sizes XS-XL. They are on soft, Bella tees, printed by Darko.     Please let Ms Beck know if you’d […]

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Young Artist Show at UNM Masley Gallery

Please see below for the UNM YA show card and map. Please allow extra time for parking and walking to the gallery. Please join us for the opening reception and award ceremony on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 6-8 pm. Daniela Basista has two pieces in the show, and Leslie Bello Garcia has once piece […]

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YouthCHAT Members Attend State-wide Suicide Prevention Retreat

On November 5th & 6th, 2019, five of PAPA’s YouthCHAT team, along with Ms. Beck, attended an overnight state-wide suicide prevention retreat at Camp Oro Quay, sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Health’s Office of School and Adolescent Health (NMDOH OSAH). We worked with student leaders from all over the state of New Mexico, […]

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Food Drive

PAPA’s NJHS is having a Food Drive to collect canned foods that are quick easy meals like canned ravioli, soups, etc. to support NM Roadrunner Foodbank to help people experiencing homelessness. From November 11th through the 15th, you can bring your canned food donations to 2nd period, the class that brings the most cans will […]

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Empty Halls Wins Monthly Contest

Congratulations to Mya Stolz for her film Empty Halls!!! Winner of FVNM Monthly contest! Link to Film

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Congratulations PAPA Artists

Congratulations to Leslie Bello Garcia and Daniela Basista! Their art was selected in a very highly competitive exhibition and competition for The University of New Mexico's Art Education Department/ Young Artist Exhibition.   This year jurors reviewed over 260 entries: Due to finite space in the gallery, they can only exhibit around 85 works; which [...]
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PAPA Students Win Prizes in the Hispanic Heritage Month Youth Art Contest

Two PAPA Visual Artists won prizes in the Hispanic Heritage Month Youth Art Contest sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories, Kirtland Air Force Base, NNSA Sandia Site Office and NNSA ABQ Complex. The theme was Art in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math). Please join me in congratulating Ella Amedi, who won 2nd place in the […]

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