As a speaker for the Delaware Humanities Forum, board member of Creative Vision Factory, and advocate for the Folk Art form, LaFate has encouraged participation in the creation of art by children and adults across the state, including bank employees, Job Corp students, and people with disabilities. A recent highlight of LaFate’s work was her 20-Year Folk Art Retrospective Exhibition at the Blue Ball Barn Museum, complemented with the release of her documentary “ARTS AS PREVENTION” in the fall of 2013.
A social visionary, LaFate uses her canvas to address issues that affect the community and state’s children and adults. She received an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Delaware Division of the Arts in 2004. Photo credit: Daphne Stubbolo