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We’d like to give a warm welcome to the newest Free Arts staff members! Paula Wilson, Free Arts Program Coordinator, has 20 years of experience working with children in various capacities. She moved to Arizona from the east coast 16 years ago, and her past experiences have helped her learn about the various ways individuals...
We have welcomed some new folks to our team over the past few months that we are excited to introduce.  Tenneille Choi – Development Officer Tenneille Choi (she/her) is a fundraiser, nonprofit professional, and arts advocate. She began her fundraising career at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, and after five years, moved to Childsplay Theatre...
In 1993, a young art therapist was introduced to a program in California that provided opportunities for vulnerable children to experience the healing effects of art making and caring volunteer mentors. She immediately saw the value of this program and the intense need for it in her own community, the greater Phoenix area. So began...
Beth is a former Free Arts intern and recent ASU graduate who wants to make a difference using the arts. She found Free Arts through Arizona State University and began her time with us as the Programs Intern. She started volunteering with Free Arts Days and the Weekly Mentor Program. After falling in love with...
It has been seven months since the first sledgehammer hit the building to begin our renovation. If you have driven by in that time you have seen the incredible transformation of the exterior of our space, and we hope you have the opportunity to see how wonderful the interior is as well. After relocating for...
Free Arts staff is continuously educating themselves in ways to transform trauma to resilience. Through attending conferences, reading books and articles, and viewing various programming on the subject, Free Arts staff looks to find innovative techniques to help children increase skills and strengthen relationships, through resilience-building art programs and caring adult volunteer mentors. Here are...