KATHY BROOK-JOHNSON, associate director for programming at New Morning Shelter, left, checks out a mural in progress by local artist, Jan Shepherd, right, at the shelter. Children at the shelter will be encouraged to create leaves for the tree containing words and phrases to help them process life experiences. Brook-Johnson spearheaded the project after learning about interactive murals at a national conference last November. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene


Mural nurtures discussion and healing

By From page B2 | March 27, 2013

Self-taught artist and muralist Jan Shepherd’s paintings hang in Rinconart Studio and Gallery in Placerville, Crystal Basin Bistro in Camino and in the American Visions Gallery in Folsom.

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