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Creating Art Puts All the Pieces Together | The Phoenix Spirit

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“People were getting to know each other,” said Anne Krocak, the high-energy public artist from COMPAS who guided the mosaic’s creation. “They came together to make art pieces and found themselves and each other in the process. They were doing more than gluing pieces onto the mosaic.

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was led by local artist Anne Krocak through COMPAS, a nonprofit organization based in St. Paul that fosters art participation in schools, healthcare settings and senior liv-ing facilities throughout Minnesota. Pat Samples, an independent contractor who coordinates senior living artist residen-cies for COMPAS, said the organization

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Capturing memories in clay

Residents of Oakdale senior center depict war, romance, hobbies and their life's work in a special arts camp to celebrate the experience of aging. 

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The focus of their mosaic: “The beautiful area that Nine Mile Creek is,” according to artist Anne Krocak. The mosaic is the result of a grant that the senior community received. Mary Blazanin, director of leisure and events, secured the grant that has allowed Krocak to help Nine Mile Creek residents design and craft the mosaic.​

Art and Aging: COMPAS at Gianna Homes

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Gianna Homes residents had the opportunity to experience the visual art talents of Anne Krocak, a nationally recognized artist for her contributions to vulnerable populations, through water colors and …

Edendale residents in Eden Prairie create memories and ...

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Participant artists in the Edendale Residence of Eden Prairie mosaic project pose for a photo under the finished mosaic during a May 22 celebration. Photo by Patty Dexter.

New concrete turtle in Burnsville is a community work of ...

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He was one of many children and adults from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage community education programs who worked with public artist and project designer Anne Krocak to create the bench for the ...

PHOTOS: SEC Students Unveil Garden Project | Richfield, MN ...

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Richfield, MN - Students in various programs at Richfield's South Education Center have been working with a local artist to create a community garden.

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For a couple of weeks, several residents in The Farmstead Presbyterian Homes, an Andover-based senior living facility, worked with professional artist Anne Krocak to mold pieces of clay into tiles that will get a coat of glaze to protect them for the long-haul.

Transition Plus students create mosaics, express love of ...

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Transition Plus also emphasizes general transition skills, self-advocacy, social skills and communication. VSA Minnesota is the state organization on arts and disability. Transition Plus was able to host Krocak through VSA Minnesota’s artists-in-residence grant program, which is made possible in part by the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Mosaic unveiled at Sandburg center | Education ...

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With vivid color and palpable texture, Anoka-Hennepin District 11 Transition Plus students created two giant mosaics illustrating what they love about school. Under the tutelage of artist-in-residence Anne Krocak, some four dozen students worked together to imagine, design, create and finish the ...

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