What was omitted in the article about Access Arts was the mention of Naoma Powell. It is through Naoma’s dedication and love of people and teaching art, her tireless giving and selflessness that Access Arts is indeed such a welcoming place that makes many arts available to anyone. A decline in her health prevents her from taking an active administrative role now, but Naoma Powell’s spark and spirit are still very much a part of Access Arts and she is the reason why the place is so special.
LETTER: Naoma Powell made Access Arts an amazing organization
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.