Category Archives: Mentor Work

The New Avenues for Youth kids enjoyed another great photo safari in mid-May. As expected, they found that not all outdoor photography is the same. There’s quite a dramatic difference between photographing the quiet formal beauty of the tulip fields and imaging water pouring out of hillsides and rushing over boulders. And they took to […]

There are some really great images of some of the kids from our Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival safari on our Facebook page. The way the process works is that the kids go out on a photo safari/excursion and then Donna Lee downloads the cameras onto disks. Then we schedule a class where the kids look […]

    UPDATE: Due to adverse weather conditions, the shoot was canceled. It’s been tentatively rescheduled for February 10. We’ll let you know. OK, they’ll be using cameras but they’ll still be shooting us at Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden on Friday AM. In an act of great generosity the Garden staff have offered to  […]

Past Focus on Youth board member and president (and longtime mentor to our kids) Gary Wilson has posted some new images to his website, GaryWilsonPhoto.com.  Doesn’t seem to matter whether they’re softly romantic realist or vivid and colorful modernist, Gary’s images always seem to grab your eye and hold it. The accompanying images here is […]

Hochfeld Posts New FB Album

Ken Hochfeld – Focus on Youth friend, mentor, and chair of our 2012 Auction Youth Auction,- has posted a new album of his work on his Facebook Page. The collection is titled Forest Through The Trees: Intuition, Imagination and Enigmas. The images are visually arresting- sometimes with a palpable evocation of mystery, intimidation, and disorientation. […]

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News:

Focus on Youth Greeting Cards now available. You'll find more information and images by following the link.

Don't forget that we're going to be selling really beautiful cards (printed for us by our good friend Al Barreth at Digicraft) at Umpqua Bank's Beaumont-Wilshire branch starting in July. For details, please click BLOG up in the tool bar for the site.

Terrific segment broadcast on KGW NewsChannel 8 called Students Focus on Beauty. Our sincere thanks to Pat Dooris and the folks at KGW who really do care about our community and show it every day. Here's a link to take you to the segment: - Focus On Beauty.

Exhibits & Events

Visit our exhibit at the Lloyd Center Umpqua Bank from July 1st until September 30th.

The Albina Bank in the Pearl is hosting an exhibit of our work during the month of August.