15 students from 10 different schools representing the amazing diverse youth of the Denver area. PlatteForum is proud to announce the new additions to the ArtLab family below and the students are psyched to be working hard with Craig Volk, Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Denver; Andrea Moore, photographer and poet and PlatteForum's Creative Resident; as well as Daniele Pario Perra
an Italian artist participating in the Confluence Project - a collaboration between PlatteForum and the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Its a busy Spring semester and ArtLab students are doing great work!
, North High School
"Laugh long as you breathe, love as long as you live. I’m Saira. I’m 18. I spend my time writing and
reading. Love to spend my time
swinging... reminds me of when I was a kid and I thought I could fly."
Manual High School
I grew up in Denver and I like to play video games. I like to draw and bring creature to life.
Jose Juan Cruz,
“Roosters will never abandon their dreams.” “I can rest when I’m dead.” “What if?” “Fear-less.”
“This country is only as good as its youth!” “Find X”
Amity Eve Dover, Westminster High School
"I am…everything and anything, nothing that you
want me to be. I rise above, and I
, Emily Griffith Opportunity School
"Everyone makes mistakes, but everyone can change."
East High School
"Time are tough kid. Stay strong, be proud, and keep on moving."
Miles B. LaGree,
East High School
"Hello, I am Miles LaGree. I like acting and
poetry. In my spare time, I’m a
freelance spy. If I am not on
stage, you can find me helping out ladies cross streets. Life is a question; if you’re not
asking, you’re not living."
John F. Kennedy High School
"I’m 17 years old, and I go to JFK. I can’t wait
to graduate and make something great of myself."Hajia Muya,
"It only takes one person to change the world."Phuc Nguyen,
South High School
“Live your life to the fullest!” Eric Serpas
, Manual High School
My passion is Art and poetry. Success is my motif. "The sky is not the limit but a percentage."
, Bear Creek High School
"If you believe in yourself, anything is possible."Mauni Stillman,
Bruce Randolph School
“Hi my name is Mauni.
I’m a minor at playing the guitar and I love to feel the wind in my hair
when I ride my long board. I drawn
anything that comes to mind and I love art. I’m random and I love to have a good laugh every day.Rajeana Vassel,
Emily Griffith Opportunity School
"My name is Rejeana (I like to go by Jeana). I
love shoes-mainly name brand Airforce1 or Jordans. I want to go to college for an art major to get my art
skills better, or culinary arts. I
want to be a millionaire so when my son hits 16 he can have an all black
Mercedes Benz so he can drive me around.
I believe everybody should have an open imagination to everything."