Kiera Esparza loves art. She’s on a personal a mission to make life more enjoyable through creative expression.
Esparza, 23, of Yukon, is enrolled in Graphic Design at Canadian Valley Technology Center. She is also undergoing an internship at Paseo Arts & Creativity Center in the curating gallery in Oklahoma City. She’s excited about the work and thrilled graduation is approaching in a couple months.
The internship will last for three months. So far, she has help set up our gallery shows, helped teach inventory in the gift shop and created social media posts for the businesses. She also wraps up and delivers artwork to buyers and sells gallery artwork.
“I loved being involved in the art community,” Esparza said. “This has been an amazing opportunity for me to get my hands in the local art community. I am meeting so many people that inspire me and that want to help young local artists.”
Esparza, an adult student, graduated at Yukon High School in 2018. She is attending CV Tech using the Next Step Scholarship. Free tuition is provided through it to anyone under age 24 who has a diploma or equivalent and who lives in the district. Books and materials are extra. For more information about the Next Step Scholarship, visit www.cvtech.edu or call (405) 262-2629.