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Re: Ya-Ya Boxes

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robertb713
Wed, 17 Jun 1998 10:50:03 -0500


LInda,
YA/YA is an acronym for Young Aspirations/Young Artists. Its a community
center which uses inner city youth to design and create art/furniture.
They are based out of New Orleans and their # is : 504-529-3306
robert
On Wed, 17 Jun 1998 01:13:00 -0400 desm writes:
>Hi Y'all,
>
>Many, many, many years ago I had watched a PBS show about painted
>boxes
>and furniture called, I vaguely recall as, "Ya-Ya Art". I think it was
>Appalachian Folkart? Boxes were painted on every side, with scenes
>from
>life, similar to a scrapbook or photo album recording events. The same
>with chairs. It's the boxes I remember as being a great idea.
>
>Does anyone know anything about this or where I can learn more about
>this? I have been wanting to do this with my art students for years...
>Thanks in advance, Linda
>

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