State of Art: Find out how Anchorage School District students honored healthcare workers

A sample piece from “Portraits of Those who Serve,” an Anchorage School District art project honoring healthcare workers. Subject: Hannah, Registered Nurse (Tayla, Service HS,

This week on State of Art, we hear from Eagle River High School art teacher Jacob Bera and Anchorage School District fine art coordinator Leah Maltbie. They tell us about an art project meant to show appreciation for everything healthcare workers have done during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We hear about the project, the motivations behind it, and discuss the value of youth art.

Anchorage Museum exhibition

Ammon Swenson is Alaska Public Media’s Audio Media Content Producer. He was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated from UAA in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and integrated media. He’s previously worked for KRUA radio, the Anchorage Press, and The Northern Light.

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