John Sena | The New Mexican, 3/1/2009 –
“Our deepest hope, and our first plan, is to stay where we are,” Karp said, referring to the possibility that a state university or college would honor the institute’s lease. “This building was designed for us and for our program.”
If not, Karp said, the institute’s board has discussed buying its current building and the property on which it sits or looking for an alternative space.
In the end, though, Karp said the institute will continue to do what it has always done: empower young people to find their voice, and provide the community with a place to view and create art that stimulates.
“Our mission is what really drives us,” she said. “It’s not our building that drives us.”
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