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Stevie Mack





Vivian Harvey




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CRIZMAC’s Stevie Mack

Stevie Mack is the founder and owner of CRIZMAC Art & Cultural Marketplace and Gallery. She holds a Master’s degree in Art Education from the University of Arizona and taught art in the public schools for 13 years. She was awarded the Arizona Art Educator of the Year in 1998 and Outstanding Service in Art Education in 2000 and 2001.

In 1985, she founded CRIZMAC to publish and distribute quality art education resources for teachers and their students. Over the years, she has produced numerous New York Film Festival award-winning curriculum programs, in video and print. These programs are available online in the CRIZMAC digital catalog for educators.

Since 1987, the company has also offered a unique art-focused travel program, Journeys of Art and Soul, to both domestic and international destinations. These exciting tours are open to the general public as well as educators. After years of taking groups to Mexico to participate in the Days of the Dead celebration, she co-authored a book in 2011 on the colorful traditions of the holiday. Ms. Mack also teaches art and cultural classes in several community programs and directs the CRIZMAC Marketplace and Gallery in Tucson.


Vivian B. Harvey

Vivian has been visiting Guatemala for almost 30 years, and she spends four months in Panajachel each winter, volunteering in several school programs. She works with several women’s weaving cooperatives around Lake Atitlan, and several years ago she started a program to provide weaving benches for woman of the Asociacíon Maya de Desarrollo of Sololá, a group of about 140 backstrap weavers. She lived in Mexico for 16 years, working with a Spanish language school and volunteering with a community-based art cooperative program in Mexico to help street artists find new outlets for their work.

Her educational background includes a degree in education from the University of Michigan, and two graduate degrees from The Ohio State University, one in early childhood education and the other in family studies.

Vivian Harvey is employed by the Cemanahuac Educational Community in Mexico, where she is the Educational Programs Coordinator. Prior to this position, she was the Assistant Dean in the College of Human Ecology at The Ohio State University for 12 years and taught child development and family studies.