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Fifth graders at the Eagles’ Nest Intermediate School at Tuba City District worked in summer school shifts to complete the second of a three-mural series that is being supervised by artist Larisa Aukon funded by an art grant from the Coconino County Arts Initiative and TCUSD’s own investment monies (Photo by Byron Poocha/TCUSD).

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Eagle's Nest Intermediate School summer mural project

Latvian artist, Larisa Aukon brings color and art to life in Tuba City

TUBA CITY-Born and raised in Latvia, Larisa Aukon has already had her hand in Arizona school sponsored mural work. Aukon has worked as the artist-in-residence at Killip School in Flagstaff for the past three years, completed a project at DeMiquel School in 2001, making a total of eight large murals for the Flagstaff Unified School District and is now at Tuba City District's Eagle's Nest Intermediate School...