Karina’s Therapy Through Art

Karina Fonseca at New World School of the Arts Senior Showcase in 2017

When Karina Fonseca was young she didn’t expect to fall in love with art, but there were demons inside of her that would lead into a path of discomfort and accomplishments.

Her interest started at M.A. Milam K-8 Center when her art teacher, from 2nd to 4th grade, Ms. Portuando, would praise her art. In 5th grade she met, Mrs. Arteaga who became a mentor for her when Fonseca wanted to become the best at her art because she couldn’t stand someone being better than her.

The last year of middle school came and Mrs. Arteaga introduced Fonseca to three art schools in Miami: Dr. Michael M. Krop High School, Design and Architecture High School (DASH) and New World School of the Arts (NWSA). She applied and was accepted by all three.

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Sports fan or concert fan, you’re the same

There are adrenaline junkies who get their rush from rollercoasters, skydiving and climbing to the top of the world. However, many attend events that give that rush of adrenaline and excitement.

There are two different major events a person could attend out of many, a sporting event and a concert. Both are relatively exciting and create a strong emotion in the individuals who are present.

“I attend sporting events because I enjoy watching the games in person rather than on TV,” said Samantha Hernandez, 18, a sports management major at Santa Fe College.

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