HIGH SCHOOL BLOG POST #7: End of Year Wrap-Up!

HIGH SCHOOL BLOG POST #7: End of Year Wrap-Up!

The Monson Arts High School program students got to enjoy an open reception for their end year of projects on May 3rd at the Monson Arts Gallery. There was an awesome turn-out of family, friends, teachers and administrators, as well as the student artists and writers...
RESIDENT SHOWCASE: DAYRON LOPEZ

RESIDENT SHOWCASE: DAYRON LOPEZ

Dayron Lopez, a Monson Arts Resident in the fall of 2023, co-founded the art collective Chachacha! in the Azcapotzalco neighborhood in Mexico City in 2010. Dayron started Chachacha! with his best friend, Raymundo Rocha, in an effort to bring art into their community...
RESIDENT SHOWCASE: JEFFERY RENARD ALLEN

RESIDENT SHOWCASE: JEFFERY RENARD ALLEN

Jeffery Renard Allen was a Monson Arts Resident in the Winter of 2023. He is a Chicago-based writer who has published six books of fiction and poetry. Among many other accomplishments, he is a recipient of the Chicago Tribune’s Heartland Prize for Fiction, the Ernest...
HIGH SCHOOL BLOG POST #5: WELCOME BACK!

HIGH SCHOOL BLOG POST #5: WELCOME BACK!

Welcome back students! It was good to have the Monson Arts High School students back in action after winter break on January 9th. To re-engage our creatives we hosted noted outdoor writer, guide, journalist, and tv presenter Aislinn Sarnaki. Both student visual...
RESIDENT SHOWCASE: ASH DAVIDSON

RESIDENT SHOWCASE: ASH DAVIDSON

Ash Davidson is the author of the novel Damnation Spring. Her work has been supported by Monson Arts, MacDowell, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. What was the best part for you about being at Monson Arts?  Being gifted the...