Devon VanHouten-Maldonado

Director of Programs, SkyART

Devon VanHouten-Maldonado is Director of Programs at SkyART, a nonprofit providing free art programs and art therapy for youth on Chicago’s South and West Sides. SkyART programs reach more than 3,500 children every year through studio spaces in South Chicago and Humboldt Park, schools and youth detention facilities. Devon first began doing art programs with incarcerated youth in 2010, before moving to Mexico City and working as a journalist until 2018. His writings have been published online and in print for Frieze, Flash Art, the BBC, Hyperallergic and Even Magazine, among many others.

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