The Murals of Jasmine DeJesus

Artist Spotlight: Montclair State

Montclair, New Jersey — Jasmine DeJesus is a senior at Montclair State University in the Art and Design Department. Battling an upbringing in Newark, NJ and the daughter of a hard-working single mother, DeJesus is following her spirit and talents as a muralist of expression in the inner city.

DeJesus explains the importantance of murals and art in the public realm — as she muses about the city of Newark.

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Steve McCarthy

Steve McCarthy is an Emmy Award winning network TV news producer. A former staff producer for "60 Minutes" and "Dateline," he formed McCarthy Productions, Inc in 2001 and produced, photographed and edited projects for "60 Minutes," "Dateline," "Charlie Rose," MSNBC, PBS, BBC America, Reuters and others. In 2006 he directed and wrote an independent film "Finding Paddy" and he is currently in production of a pilot for a series called "Who Says I Can't" which will feature extreme athletes with disabilities. Steve McCarthy is a member of the Director's Guild of America.