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Art and Therapy Peace Project

Student working on mural project during Block ClassThis project was sponsored by Anchorage Community Land Trust (ACLT) who provided the space and supported the project by providing funding, materials, and labor for installation. A special thanks goes to Kirk Rose, with VISTA Outreach, and Jewel Jones, Executive Director for ACLT.

The art and therapy class at Alaska Pacific University contributed their artistic talents and concepts to a community mural project dedicated to spreading messages of peace. This wall space is open to everyone to add their own ideas for a more peaceful coexistence. This mural will be in a continuous state of evolution as more individuals add to it.

The students who were a part of this project demonstrated virtues that went beyond the scope of classroom theory. They actively engaged in their projects and made an effort to leave a positive impression within the community. They, and those like them, are what make universities a center for growth, creativity, and learning at its best.

If you like to add your own message for peace the address is:

3543 Mt. View Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508

It’s a large, almost vacant lot between the Shell gas station and the Strip mall on Mt. View Drive and is accessible from Mt. View Drive on the opposite side of the mural that is currently featured on Google Maps.

Comments

  1. The art therapy class has been very inspirational. Thanks for posting this.

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