Please join us in welcoming Darryl King, our new Project Lead, Turnaround Arts: California. We asked him a few “get-to-know-you” questions — see what he had to say!
Briefly introduce yourself and explain your new position at P.S. ARTS.
My name is Darryl King, and I am the new Project Lead, Turnaround Arts: California. As Project Lead, I am responsible for the coordination, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the P.S. ARTS contract with Turnaround Arts: California. I have a background in developing and implementing training and professional development for educators and after-school leaders with multiple organizations that include LA’s BEST, Common Sense Media, and The Center for the Collaborative Classroom. I hold a bachelor’s degree in art history and a master’s degree in education, along with a multi-subject teaching credential. I am also a visual artist.
What book is currently on your night stand?
The Oxford Anthology of African-American Poetry.
What is currently the most played song on your iPod?
“One Step Ahead” by Aretha Franklin.
Where is your favorite place to view or take part in art in Los Angeles?
St. Elmo Village.
What famous person, either dead or alive, would you choose to take out for coffee?