North Dekalb Mall
2050 Lawrenceville Highway
Decatur, GA 30033
9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013
Join us for Art In Action project that promotes youth and family health! For this year's Youth Service Day project, we need your imagination and artistic skill to help design a Be Proactive health education campaign. We are pleased to partner with award-winning artist Mr. R. Gregory Christie on this special project, which will be held at Mr. Christie's art studio, which is located at the North DeKalb Mall. The project will be held from 9:30a.m. to 12p.m. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
About the Artist Mr. Christie has been an illustrator for over 17 years. He has illustrated over 40 books and his work has been featured in The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Vibe, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the Kennedy Center. Mr. Christie's clients have included Pete Seeger, Queen Latifah and Karyn Parsons and his work has been featured on HBO Kids, PBS’ Between the Lions and Metropolitan Transit Authority’s subway system in New York City. He is a two- time winner of the New York Times’ "10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of the Year Award" and a three-time recipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor Award in Illustration. Community groups are also invited to share health resources during the project. Email Devin Rucker to provide an exhibit, health screenings or other resources during the project!
This special project with Mr. Christie is sponsored by the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority, Youth Service America, UnitedHealth HEROES, ProActive Management Consulting and All Empowered.
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