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Art Council Artist in Residence Pico is guest speaker in HAPS class

Arkansas Arts Council/Southwest Arkansas Arts Council Artist in Residence Sue Allen Pico, right, welcomes SWAAC Executive Director Jennifer Block, center right, AAC Arts in Education Program Manager Matt Boyce, center left, and SWAAC AIE Coordinator Bobbie Smith, left, to Kayla White’s classroom at Hope Academy of Public Service.


by Ken McLemore

Sue Allen Pico, a historian and artist, incorporated history, math and science into her presentations as she explored the art of cartooning figures such as animals, letters and people and expressing emotions in cartoons with Hope Academy of Public Service students April 25-29. Pico and other Artist in Residence program artists are supported in local classrooms through grant funding from the Arkansas Arts Council and Southwest Arkansas Arts Council.

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