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Valley of the Sunflowers. Harvest

Written on December 18, 2011 at 5:40 pm, by

Over three and a half months ago, the non profit community development corporation, Roosevelt Row, the local Bioscience High School and over twenty committed volunteers and students teamed up to create one of the most innovated community projects to hit downtown Phoenix. They successful converted a two acre vacant dirt lot into a beautiful field of prosperous sunflowers. Yesterday it was time  Continue Reading »

Roosevelt Row Website. My Image

Written on December 8, 2011 at 5:21 am, by

Sweet. One of my images is being used on the front page of the Roosevelt Row website. It is a photo from my documentation of the Bisoscience High School students doing observational drawings at the sunflower field. Checkout the link for more photos for the series:

Valley of the Sunflowers. Drawings

Written on December 6, 2011 at 9:09 pm, by

Stephanie, one of the Art teachers at the Bioscience High School came up with this genius idea to have her students document the progress of the sunflowers growing in the fields across the street by sketching or painting them in different stages. Next the student will harvest them for the next stage in the Valley of  Continue Reading »

Valley of the Sunflowers. Volunteers

Written on November 10, 2011 at 7:00 am, by

The Valley of the Sunflowers Project in Downtown Phoenix is continuing to grow (pun totally intended). You can see it in the soil as the sunflowers seeds have now rooted and are beginning to sprout. But more importantly, you can see it growing within the volunteers.  So far I have been focusing the majority of my photography  Continue Reading »

Valley of the Sunflowers. Sprouts

Written on November 10, 2011 at 6:47 am, by

Over the past month or so fifty students from the local Bioscience High School and a continually growing handful of volunteers have descended upon one vacant dirt lot in the middle of downtown Phoenix to not only transform the land but also to transform their community landscape.  I have been documenting the project called Valley of  Continue Reading »