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The Focus on Youth photography exhibition has maintained an excellent reputation over the years because of the involvement of people who are committed to keeping visual arts education alive for local high school students. This year all student work was created remotely through virtual instruction. This year’s work continues to demonstrate the high quality of the APS Fine Arts Photography programs. The opportunity to display work at the Albuquerque Museum and possibly receive a Purchase Award from the Bernalillo County Public Art Program has made Focus a most prestigious show for our high school art students. Our sincere gratitude goes to the following people and organizations whose generous support has helped make this exhibit possible.

Exhibit Sponsors

Albuquerque Public Schools Fine Arts Program
Albuquerque Museum

Merit Award Donors

Bernalillo County Commission and Bernalillo County Public Arts Board

People Behind the Scenes

Elizabeth Becker, Curator of Education, Albuquerque Museum
Denise Crouse, Communications Director, Albuquerque Museum
Robin Hesse, Graphic Artist, Albuquerque Museum
Perry Heimer, APS Digital Resource Teacher
Cinamon Gentry, APS Visual Arts Resource Teacher
Rachel Hann, Eldorado High School Senior, Intern with APS Fine Arts
High School Photography teachers from Albuquerque Public Schools:
Kristin Chapapas, Patricio Freire, Josh Garcia, Wendy Green, Anne Hayes, Sarah McHaffie, Daniel Tang, and Rebeca Zimmerman. 
Michelle Sanchez-St.Andre, APS Visual Arts Manager Zones 1&4, APS Fine Arts Program
Denise Rudd, APS Visual Arts Manager Zones 2&3, APS Fine Arts Program
An exceptionally dedicated group of photography students
And, of course, the parents who have supported our student artists


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