For Immediate Release
July 15, 2014
Contact: Nicole Lesson
First, Second, and Third place winners were awarded in five categories. The winners, beginning with first place from left to right, are as follows:
• Professional artists: Barbara Hesse Baron, Herminia C. Ibarra, and Kenia Rarick
• Amateur artists: Luz Aguilar, Marisa Brunetti, and Sally Smith
• Elementary school: Felipe Perez, Zamira Hernandez, and George Chen
• Middle school: Jeilyn Diaz, Bellanee Plaza, and Guadalupe Cabrera
• Senior (60+ years): Esther Espinel, Luis Alberto Sanchez, and Pilar Inguanzo
A special People’s Choice Award was presented to Luis Alberto Sanchez (Senior category) through votes on social media.
“The Art Collaborative is an excellent outlet for the creative minds in our Town to display their talent,” Councilman Frank Mingo said. “Showcases like these encourage the development of culture in our Town and I look forward to seeing this event continue."
The Art Collaborative is funded by a Community for a Lifetime Support Project for Elders Grant and includes an intergenerational component allowing youth volunteers to work with seniors.
For more information about the competition, contact Special Events & Committees Coordinator, Clarisell De Cardenas, at email@example.com or 305.364.6100.