Youth photography exhibit on display at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Apr 6, 2017, 5:10 AM | Updated: Apr 14, 2017, 12:54 pm
('Kids In Focus' Photo by Carmen, Age 11)...
('Kids In Focus' Photo by Carmen, Age 11)
('Kids In Focus' Photo by Carmen, Age 11)

PHOENIX — They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and maybe the new photography exhibit at Sky Harbor Airport gave a canvas to those who wouldn’t otherwise have one.

That’s because the exhibit will feature photos taken from participants of “Kids in Focus,” a program where at-risk youth ages 10-14 can learn photography over nine weeks from professional photographers.

('Kids In Focus' photo by Laneya, age 10)

(‘Kids In Focus’ photo by Laneya, age 10)

Each photograph is in color and will be matted and framed. According to the a release from the airport, the pictures range in subject matter from “light-hearted” to “insightful and compelling.”

Phoenix Sky Harbor’s Terminal 4 — which services major airlines like American, Air Canada and Southwest — will display the photos on its third floor through Sept. 17. You can find out more about “Kids in Focus” on their website.

 

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