UrbanArtistry is a nonprofit program, (supported by the Claude Harvard Foundation), dedicated to bringing art to young and old in the most interesting ways. This journal will have comments from those participating in the first UrbanArtistry workshop in Detroit, Michigan as well as the other events to follow. UrbanArtistry:Detroit creative focus is POETRY. Come journey with us as we explore the arts and contribute to the greatest good!

Monday, February 21, 2005

The Tension

Preparing the first UrbanArtistry event (in hopes that there will be more) is a truly exhausting, stressful experience… yet I trudge on. The tension packed knots, the size of baseballs in my neck and shoulders have yet to deter me. So what I can’t sleep, I’ve little money, and am jumpy at every turn in this inaugural journey – I will simply do my best and see what happens (a lesson John Henrik Clarke said he learned from Malcolm X).

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Getting Ready

Well, we've got funding in place now it's time to wait and see what happens with the first UrbanArtistry event in Detroit. I'm very anxious and want to see this event grow and travel around the country. Hopefully the kids wil have dynamic entries to post regarding their participation in UrbanArtistry 2005. For a little more information check out our very, very, very modest website at...


summum bonum