Introducing: We Can Do It!

Introducing: We Can Do It!

June 14, 2016

With issues like equal pay for women, paid family leave, and the fight for a $15 minimum wage so current today, we're excited to launch a new series of Rosie-The-Riveter-inspired designs that depict and celebrate the workers of today (women and men alike) who keep the country running, and make America great.

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Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month

Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month

June 09, 2016

June 2016 marks the third annual Immigrant Heritage Month, and we celebrated the best way we know how - with an Art Show! Along with artists from the New York Foundation For The Arts, FWD.US., and the Anti-Defamation League, we showcased art from our We Were Strangers Too campaign at Governor Cuomo's Office of New Americans in New York City.

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We Were Strangers Too On Display At The ADL Leadership Summit

We Were Strangers Too On Display At The ADL Leadership Summit

May 26, 2016

Leaders from the Anti-Defamation League recently gathered in Washington DC for their annual Leadership Summit to discuss among other issues, the ongoing refugee crisis. We're so proud to have posters from our new We Were Strangers Too collection on display, adding to such an important conversation with art. 

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Recovering The Classics Featured in Scholastic Teacher Magazine

Recovering The Classics Featured in Scholastic Teacher Magazine

May 24, 2016

We always love seeing our artists' work out in the wild. We love it even more when teachers are using our campaigns to get their students involved in art and activism. So we REALLY loved seeing our Recovering The Classics campaign featured in the May issue of Scholastic Teacher Magazine! 

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See America Goes To Washington (and Wins An Award!)

See America Goes To Washington (and Wins An Award!)

May 05, 2016

What an honor! Just a few weeks ago, at its 35th annual Salute To The Parks celebration in at the National Building Museum in Washington DC, the National Parks Conservation Association presented us with the Robin W. Winks Award For Enhancing Public Understanding Of Our National Parks. We're joining a long list of incredibly impressive winners including Ken Burns, Ted Turner and the National Geographic Society. For real! 

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ADL and Artists Around the World Tell the Story of Refugees Through Art

ADL and Artists Around the World Tell the Story of Refugees Through Art

April 22, 2016

During the Passover holiday this week, Jews all over the world are re-telling the story of their Exodus from Egypt. Unfortunately that story remains all too relevant today, as the world faces the worst refugee crisis since World War II. Approximately 60 million refugees from war and persecution around the world are seeking safety and a better life, just as many of our ancestors did. As states and countries move to pass legislation to keep refugees out, it’s more important than ever that we not lose sight of our compassion and humanity.

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Vote the Environment in the Classroom

Vote the Environment in the Classroom

March 25, 2016

I recently had the pleasure of leading a workshop on Social Impact Design at the Nueva School. I spoke to the fifth grade class about how arts and culture can impact politics and affect change and then everyone started sketching designs for Vote the Environment, each explaining the design decisions they made and what message they were trying to convey.

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Recovering the Classics in the Classroom

Recovering the Classics in the Classroom

March 25, 2016

As a passionate elementary art educator, the concept behind Recovering the Classics instantly captured my attention. The potential for building an empowering learning experience for my students emerged and I envisioned these young artists creating and sharing their mind’s unique interpretation of a book with others.

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CAN+NFL= Local Artists For the Win!

CAN+NFL= Local Artists For the Win!

February 10, 2016

Last week, the eyes of the world descended on the bay area as we played host to Super Bowl 50. You may have heard something about it. In the heart of downtown, right next to the NFL's Super Bowl City, some fans may have noticed a team of artists hard at work, painting a 120 ft. long mural at 1st and Market St. 

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This Election Season, Artists Demand Zero

This Election Season, Artists Demand Zero

February 04, 2016

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What Have Our Recovering The Classics Storytellers Been Up To?

What Have Our Recovering The Classics Storytellers Been Up To?

January 19, 2016

A few weeks ago, we brought on an incredibly talented group of storytellers to to unearth some of the most interesting stories and breathe some new life into our incredibly diverse collection of Recovering The Classics designs. Now, they've got some exciting new work to share with all of us! 

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2015 Year In Review

2015 Year In Review

December 31, 2015

What a year! Before we dive into all the exciting things that we have lined up for the new year, we wanted to take a moment to look back at some of our proudest moments in 2015 and celebrate the artists and activists in our community who made it happen.

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