Category Archives: Resident Spotlight

News from Park Plaza: Timeslips Storytelling and Resident Spotlight

This month, Tanya Kutukdjian, EngAGE Programs Assistant at Park Plaza Senior Apartments in North Hollywood, CA, shines the Resident Spotlight on Heather. I did not have the pleasure of meeting Heather earlier on, because she doesn’t participate in social events. She … Continue reading

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News from Park Plaza: Timeslips Storytelling + Resident Spotlight

“Fisticuffs break out at Park Plaza!!” Not really! But this was the headline from Sarah Jacobus, the leader of the Timeslips Group along with Tanya Kutukdjian, Programs Assistant for Park Plaza Senior Apartments in North Hollywood, CA.   Sarah explained: … Continue reading

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Featured Resident Artist: Jo Lynda Blake, Burbank Senior Artists Colony

We have many talented, creative residents living in our EngAGE communities. Here’s one from BSAC: Jo Lynda Blake is a writer and artist originally from Oklahoma. She takes drawing, poetry, jewelry making, and crafts classes, and participates in the writing … Continue reading

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Featured Resident Artist: Kailas Dave, Burbank Senior Artists Colony

We have many talented, creative residents living in our EngAGE communities. Here’s one from BSAC. Kailas Dave Artist: Watercolors class, Sketching/Painting class, Clay Jewelry class/teacher I always liked to draw and create art from about the age of eight or … Continue reading

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Featured Resident Artist: Thomas “Bear” Ramirez

From EngAGE Site Leader Alma Wright: On the weekend of May 11th, the San Bernardino Public Library hosted an art exhibit by the Latino Arts Association. The exhibit featured 8 local Hispanic artists, including Magnolia resident Thomas “Bear” Ramirez, who showcased … Continue reading

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EngAGE Online Art Gallery Is Open

EngAGE is pleased to announce our online art gallery at Fine Art America that features the work of some of our talented community residents. Click here to take a look. You can order greeting cards from the gallery and if you’re interested in purchasing the … Continue reading

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Featured Resident Artist: Max Dunham

C. Max Dunham  is a 70-plus years resident of Southern California, presently residing in the San Gabriel Valley. With a lifelong interest in art and a career in advertising/graphic design (retired), the artist’s main artistic endeavors have been acrylic paintings. Other … Continue reading

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Featured Resident Artist: Susan Coleman

“I was born in New Jersey, lived in Buffalo and Rochester, NY; California; North Carolina; Bahrain; and Kuwait. I got a BS in Art Education in 1970 and worked on all grade levels in North Carolina, Bahrain, and Kuwait. I … Continue reading

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Featured Staff Artist: Maureen Kellen-Taylor – Memoir: “The Beach”

One workday I escaped the late afternoon sun into the popcorn fragrant darkness of the movies. My friends had recommended one in particular but told me nothing more than, “It’s about England, you’re English. You’ll appreciate it!”  I settled into … Continue reading

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Featured Resident Artist: Leonid Goldin

Leonid Goldin started painting at the age of 71 and is now a devoted and prolific artist. Originally an economics professor and economist in Latvia, he and his lawyer wife, Leona, now live in North Hollywood where he attends as many EngAGE … Continue reading

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