Opening Minds art show addresses mental health struggles

May 3, 2018 - San Luis Obispo New Times

When she was 14, that's when things started to get bad.

That was the year Alexandra Kelso's dad died. It wasn't until two years later, when she and her family moved from Fresno to San Luis Obispo that Kelso realized both of her parents had been covering up their struggles with substance abuse and mental illness.

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Council re-funds public art

April 29, 2018 - Paso Robles Press

Asks staff to create streamlined process for mural applications

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Arts Beat: 'Studios on the Park' in Paso Robles

April 18, 2018 - KCBX

We head to Paso Robles for a visit to Studios on the Park, a non profit Arts Center where residents gather under one roof to create and sell art. The North County Arts scene has grown and evolved over the last 30 years, just as the region’s wines and restaurants have made it a popular tourist destination. Carol Tangeman reports.

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Roots show highlights Studios on the Park's past and present resident artists

April 5, 2018 - San Luis Obispo New Times

She knew she had to have it.

The building was condemned by the city of Paso Robles after barely surviving the 2003 earthquake, but artist Anne Laddon could see the potential in the structure and layout of the former auto parts and repair shop on Pine Street.

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