Originally published in El Leñador May 2021 issue
On Sept. 4, 2020, the Creek Fire broke out near Shaver Lake and Sierra National Park. It would burn 379,895 acres of land with 103 homes lost in the blaze. Artist Kylee “Ky” Conriquez brings out empathy in her art with the Creek Fire project completed on April 15 with 23 homes painted and donated to people whose homes were lost. Here she combines her love of community, nature and art.
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