Join the Art Revolution
I am pleased to be announcing a project that has been very close to my heart and a big driving force for me as an individual and artist – the formation of a nonprofit giving organization called the Art Revolution Foundation.
Art Revolution’s mission is to raise awareness and funds to put art supplies in kids’ hands, to fund programs that put arts education back into America’s schools and to support organizations that conduct art therapy for the ill and elderly. Its key message, “art is not optional,” is driven by the alarming devaluation of the arts in today’s schools and communities. With so many educational institutions cutting back on arts-related programs due to budgets and state mandates, children are not getting the creative inspiration, drive and knowledge that art education offers. Art Revolution drives to change that.
Art Revolution will start its giving program by partnering with my friend Sal Masekela’s Art of Craft project celebrating artisans and their crafts through unique, limited-edition t-shirts collections. “The Art of the Brick” designs include nine t-shirts featuring artwork with 10% of the proceeds going to the Art Revolution Foundation. “The Art of the Brick” t-shirts are available at artofcraft.com and select Fred Segal locations from Jan 8th – Feb. 19th.
To find out more about joining the Art Revolution, please visit www.ArtRevolution.org
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