Six PAPA Winners in 1st Annual Mural Festival at NHCC

Please join Ms Beck in congratulating all of PAPA’s Advanced and Intermediate High School Artists! (Daniela Basista, Riley Buckman, Kiana Lithyouvong, Brendan Ryan, Alex Arguello, Morgan Arthur, Leslie Bello Garcia, Chelsea Christensen, Hannah Cowles, Shawna Dodge, Diego Enriquez-Frakes, Michelle Garcia, Andrew Lopez, Xavier Niroo, Stasha Penn, Jamie Lynn Poncho, & Mya Stolz)

Their artwork was on display in an art show last week at the National Hispanic Cultural Center and was highlighted in the NHCC 1st Annual Mural Festival High School Art Contest, in response to artist Frederico Vigil’s 360 degree buon fresco mural Mundos de Mestizaje.

Congratulations to our winners!

Honorable mentions: Alex Arguello, Daniela Basista, Hannah Cowles, and Brendan Ryan/Andrew Lopez! ~$25 prizes

Second place: Michelle Garcia, $50 prize

First place: Riley Buckman, $100 prize

Special thank you to Mya Stolz, Michelle Garcia, Morgan Arthur, Leslie Bello Garcia, Hannah Cowles, and your families for coming to the 1st Annual NHCC Mural History Festival.

Additional thank you to Valerie Martinez, the AmeriCorps VISTA Team (Vanessa, Rosalie, & Allison), and the NHCC HLA team for hosting this wonderful community event!