Interview with Marie Vickles
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Interview with Marie Vickles, the Visual Arts and Crafts Coordinator at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Vickles is a well-traveled artist who is especially interested in enhancing the lives of children through the arts. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and Florida State University, studying design, visual arts, and public administration. She has worked for over ten years as a Visual Arts Coordinator and teaching artist throughout the United States and the Caribbean. In her current position, she is focused on creating high-quality accessible arts programs for the residents of Little Haiti and South Florida. She is also interested in developing new ways to bridge the connection between creativity and community engagement, with the goal of encouraging livability through the arts. Vickles is also on the board of the Arts & Entertainment Council for the City of Miami.