Kuumba Community Arts began with teaching digital photography to 5 young boys and expanded into photography camps throughout the Birmingham area. Deidre helped kids learn to tell stories through photos. Kuumba Community Arts is now moving into the broader field of design training, modeled on the Artists for Humanity program in Boston and the Young Creative … More Deidre Clark helping kids shine, through art and design
Last Saturday evening, following a unique combination of food and community crowdfunding, participants at Design Week Birmingham’s 2nd annual BhamFEAST awarded Kuumba Community Arts a grant supporting its Teen Design Academy initiative. Read full article.
The third annual Design Week Birmingham concluded Saturday nightwith Bham FEAST, a crowdsourced dinner held at the Blueprint Building. The dinner raised money for a grant to further educational opportunities for Birmingham youth. Read full article.
Some teenagers in Birmingham will soon have the opportunity to hone their art skills and their business skills at the same time. In October, Kuumba Community Arts in Ensley will launch a graphic design academy for students ages 14-17 that will not only teach them design skills, but give them the real-world experience of running … More Ensley nonprofit to help teens learn graphic design, launch ad agency
Weld Birmingham published a story about Kuumba! Click the picture to check it out.