Sunday afternoon, Artist Kitos Lucero, known as Childhood Cancer Is The Real Boogieman, took over Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. in Treasure Island Las Vegas and created one-of-a-kind pieces of art with Marlee and Nic, two childhood cancer warriors battling their disease.
As each kid narrated their journey and answered questions from Lucero, he represented their answers through paint colors. When the stories were done, the paint was applied to the canvas to create a new story – an abstract painting that evokes the feelings of hope, love, survival, and strength. The kids and their family then spent time having fun in the attraction, escorted by Agent 11 and Spiderman!
One of the final art pieces will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to be auctioned off during their annual gala later this year.
Lucero has made it a mission in life to use his skills in helping to bring awareness to childhood cancer. Using his art and passion, Lucero works throughout the year with “warriors” (those kids fighting, or who have fought childhood cancer), on fundraising projects and awareness events.