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Providing a creative outlet in a tech world

CSMA provides lifeline for arts education in local schools

by Mark Noack

On a recent Thursday morning, about 25 third-graders at Mistral Elementary School gathered around instructor Cristina Velaszquez as she began the day's art lesson. The instruction centered on Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, focusing on her colorful series of mushroom paintings.

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