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Leadership Through Art - Painting Orcas

What does painting Orca whales have anything to do with Leadership? 

Orca whales are powerful, regal creatures. 

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They can tip over a boat or lead fishermen to better waters. 

Self-advocates met in early August for a painting class where they all painted an Orca whale leaping out of the water. 

Art teacher Jessie Tear found the Orca picture to give inspiration to the artists and taught some painting techniques. 

All the participants used their unique talents and perspectives to create their own interpretations.  


















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The paintings were then submitted to the Evergreen State Fair

where they received a purple banner, blue ribbons and a

perfect score.





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