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Register Citizen

Register Citizen
April 19, 2019

American Mural Project founder and artistic director Ellen Griesedieck will receive the Connecticut Art Education Association (CAEA) 2019 Distinguished Service to the Profession award. One of seven arts professionals being honored, Griesedieck will receive the award at the CAEA annual awards dinner, April 28 at the Country Club of Farmington, where she will be recognized for her outstanding achievement and contributions to the field of art education. Click here to read the full article.

Register Citizen

Register Citizen
July 8, 2018

Amy Wynn, current executive director of the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council will soon be joining AMP as the first executive director!

"We are thrilled to have Amy join us at this pivotal moment in our growth. With construction wrapping up in a few weeks, Amy will be overseeing all operations as we begin to install the mural and prepare to open to the public in 2019. Her successes in building the Arts Council will directly translate to our needs in the next several years. She's a tremendous asset to the region, and we can't wait for her to make her mark here." --Ellen Griesedieck, founder and artistic director of the American Mural Project

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Republican American

Republican American
August 8, 2017

Patrons of the American Mural Project will have the opportunity to hear the stories of everyday American workers when they tour the museum when it opens, possibly as early as next year, thanks to an internship program.

The project, otherwise known as AMP, hired five college-age adults this summer to be part of an unpaid pilot 10-week internship program. They received first-hand experience interviewing people who have a wide variety of different jobs.