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SMAP Presentation

  1. 1. Stanford Mural Art Project (SMAP) With the Mural Music & Arts Project and Student Organizing Committee for the Arts
  2. 2. Introduction Mural Music & Arts Project (MMAP)
  3. 3. Mission: Educate, empower, and inspire youth through the arts Origin: Founded in 2001 as the East Palo Alto Mural Art Project Reach: MMAP has visual art installations in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Francisco, and internationally in Jamaica, Honduras, and South Africa Youth Served: Over 530 unique young people since 2001 in 40 programs Strategic Partners: Stanford University, Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula, YMCA Urban Services, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe Mural Music & Arts Project (MMAP)
  4. 4. Mural Music & Arts Project (MMAP) 57 installations and 35 original songs Awards Received: KQED (2003), San Mateo County Board of Supervisors (2004), City of East Palo Alto Excellence Award (2005), American Youth Policy Forum (2005), ABC 7 Hispanic Heritage Salute (2005), Stanford Community Partnership Award (2007) Sponsors Engaged: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, The Grove Foundation, Applied Materials, Adobe Foundation, Cisco, The San Francisco Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, The Hewlett Foundation, United States Department of Justice
  5. 5. Core Programs, 2009 <ul><li>Teen Mural Program (TMP) 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>History Through Hip Hop (HHH) 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Health Education Through Art (HEART) 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Public Art Consulting Group (PAC) 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Graffiti Art Project (GAP) 2008 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Teen Mural Program (TMP) <ul><li>Teens research, design, and install a large public art mural in their community. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>14 programs and 16 murals completed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>East Palo Alto (11), Menlo Park (3), Redwood City (1), San Francisco (1) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14-week Summer Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(features job training and a community unveiling ceremony) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>200 Youth Served ranging in age from 14-18 years old </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>25 youth per program </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. History Through Hip Hop (HHH) <ul><li>Teens write, produce, and perform original songs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 programs and 12 performances completed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, and San Francisco </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>28 Week program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>73 youth served ranging in age 15-19 years old </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>15 youth per program </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Health Education Through Art (HEART) <ul><li>Teens explore healthy lifestyles through visual & performing arts projects. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>28 week program utilizing teen art instructors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HEART’s curriculum explores Nutrition, Coping, Prevention/Awareness, Environmental Justice, Reproductive Health, and Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>120 youth served ranging in age 11-14 years old </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>20 youth per class </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Public Art Consulting Group (PAC) <ul><li>Teen artists develop professionally by fulfilling art commissions in an advanced program. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>32 projects completed consisting of murals, tile mosaics, sculptures, music production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>From San Jose to San Francisco, and Oakland </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talented teens recruited from other MMAP Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25 youth served through PAC, 150 youth have participated in various components of the projects </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Graffiti Art Project (GAP) <ul><li>Combats vandalism and graffiti crimes in the Silicon Valley while building youth art portfolios. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration with the EPA Police Department and the Department of Justice. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culminates in a youth arts festival and juried art exhibition. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curricular focus: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>artistic skill development, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>property restoration, and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>helping youth to utilize their artistic talents for positive expression. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15 youth per program </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. MMAP Media View videos online. Make sure to let the video load after clicking play and select the full screen button along time bar. MMAP two minute “Voice” : MMAP two minute “Intro” : MMAP 15 minute Slideshow 2009:
  12. 12. Introduction Student Organizing Committee for the Arts (SOCA)
  13. 13. SOCA <ul><ul><li>An Art Affair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CoHo Art Exhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mural projects – NSO Mural, Tree House Mural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stanford Soundtrack, MoonTunes </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Stanford Mural Art Project (SMAP) <ul><ul><li>Create a portable mural to be displayed in highly trafficked spaces across campus </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Collaborators <ul><ul><li>Stanford students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EPA students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stanford art community - Cantor Arts Center, the Stanford Art Department, the Haas Center for Public Service, SICA (Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Departments </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Goals <ul><ul><li>Install a portable mural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish collaboration between SOCA & MMAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect Stanford artists with East Palo Alto community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide employment for EPA students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Garner university support for future murals and public art </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Why participate? <ul><ul><li>Create a public art legacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet other students, make connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional, artistic experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with EPA students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get involved with SOCA & MMAP for the future </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Timeline Week of March 2- First workshop Week of March 16- Conduct research Week of April 7- Call for design Week of April 13- Review of mural design with stakeholders Week of April 27- First layer of mural Week of May 11- Second layer of mural Week of May 25- Touch up and highlights Week of June 8- Mural unveiling
  19. 19. Responsibilities Per Team <ul><li>Research Team: Conduct primary and secondary research to develop mural theme </li></ul><ul><li>Design Team: Gather inspirational art and propose mural design </li></ul><ul><li>Painting Team: Execute mural design </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion Team: Publicize SMAP updates and organize mural unveiling </li></ul><ul><li>Advising/Supporting Team: Sponsors including faculty/interviewees/donors </li></ul>
  20. 20. Action Plan – Research Team <ul><li>Week of March 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Send out 10 e-mails to potential interviewees, using Enrique's template </li></ul><ul><li>Target diverse members of the Stanford community including students, faculty, workers, alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Develop interview question script  </li></ul><ul><li>Before/during spring break </li></ul><ul><li>Delegate interviews to team members </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Determine common themes from interviews, propose 3 themes to SMAP stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Report research to design team </li></ul><ul><li>Check-in deadlines: March 16, April 3  </li></ul>
  21. 21. Action Plan – Design/Painting Team <ul><li>Before/during spring break </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and compile 10 influential pieces of art </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm preliminary design ideas  </li></ul><ul><li>Week of March 30 </li></ul><ul><li>Propose color palette </li></ul><ul><li>Compile imagery </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with design team  </li></ul><ul><li>Week of April 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Review of mural design </li></ul><ul><li>Check-in deadlines: March 16, April 3   </li></ul>
  22. 22. Action Plan – Promotion/Supporting Team <ul><li>Week of March 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Target additional Stanford student participants, not limited to student artists </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and contact 10 potential sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>Reach out to academic departments  </li></ul><ul><li>Week of March 30 </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and contact 10 department chairs on campus to propose the mural tour  </li></ul><ul><li>Week of April 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Present mural progress to wider community during Arts Week </li></ul><ul><li>Check-in deadlines: March 16, April 3  </li></ul>
  23. 23. Case Study Haas Center for Public Service
  24. 27. Get Involved and Contact! Enrique.Allen SarahW12