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Profile: Artist-in-Residence at the Wales School

The Wales Kingikmiut School is bringing lines, colors, and paintbrushes to their 36 students this month thanks to the Artist in Schools program. The program, made possible by the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Bering Straits School District, the Rasmusson Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, brings professional artists to schools across the state to keep the arts in education. Anchorage-based painter Linda Infante Lyons is teaching art and working with students to design and create a community mural.

Listen to hear more from Linda and teacher Laura Evans about the Artist in Schools program in Wales: