Beauty from Poverty: Art Stories on Skid Row

by Jason Leith

Artist Jason Leith discusses his project, "Sacred Streets," an art display on skid row aimed at bringing dignity and beauty ot the homeless. He explains how his project presented 12 portraits and sought to present something good and true, not only beautiful, about its subjects. Leith shares the story of one particular subject, Robert, who was able to see himself with truly, and with hope, because of Leith's time with him. Presented at the 2014 CCCA Razor's Edge Conference.

Jason Leith, a fine arts gradate from Biola University, is in leadership at Ex Creatis which is a community-focused arts initiative in alliance with Saddleback Church with a mission of transforming community through creativity.

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