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 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
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.