Artists Building Community (ABC) Project was created in the spring of 2016 by two women of color Natasha Ridley (Contemporary Ballet Dancer) & Maureen G. Abugan (Experimental documentary, Installation, Writing) from Southeast San Diego who met while pursuing graduate degrees at University of San Diego's School of Leadership and Education Sciences.
We believe that art has a unique ability to express compelling stories and personal views. Even more so, we believe that art gives us the power to explore our communities and our individual roles within them by encouraging meaningful dialogue and acts of leadership.
Our mission is to practice art as a means of community engagement and dialogue in order to better our communities, families, and selves in underserved communities.
MOSAICS: A collaborative community art engagement program produced by Artists Building Community Project. The goals of MOSAICS are to: