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Mar 22, 2023

The LL Board will be well represented at the National Art Education Association conference in San Antonio April 13-15.

Board members Doug Blandy and Flavia Bastos, Lisa Rathje, and Paddy Bowman each have concurrent sessions. For an Artist Showcase that will be video recorded for the NAEA website, we will present NEA National Heritage Fellow Verónica Castillo and former AFS President Norma Cantú, who will interview Verónica and serve as her translator. If you’re attending, don’t miss this session Saturday, April 15, at 2 pm. From a family renowned for Arbol de la Vida sculptures, Verónica was commissioned by the new National Latino Museum to create a sculpture for the museum, see

Read her profile and see examples of her art at

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