Photo Diary


The Camino de Sueños that began in Detroit in October officially ended in Washington, DC, on December 5th. But the work continues to urge Congress to pass a clean Dream Act before the end of DACA puts 800,000 Dreamers at risk of deportation in March 2018 — including many Thrive Collective students. Jeremy Del Rio proudly…

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Walking the Path of Dreamers

Brooklyn students unite with #Dreamers nationwide for the #CaminoDeSueños (Path of Dreams). Tell your DC Representatives and Senators to pass comprehensive immigration reform, including a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers. @noelcastellanos @iamccda @mcfwarren A post shared by Thrive Collective (@nycthrive) on Nov 16, 2017 at 8:17am PST It's on! The first of the #caminodesueños assemblies…

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Friday the Thirteenth Fun

On Friday the Thirteenth (of October), we cut another ribbon — this time for the “I Am Harlem: Past, Present, Future” mural at Infinity Mennonite Church on the corner of 146th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. Students from Harlem Village Academies High School joined art director Aleathia Brown; our partners on this mural Felecia…

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Create! Harlem: Photo Diary, Part 1 by T. Carney

Grateful for our amazing high school and college summer interns, and outstanding Afropunk Army volunteers. Photos by Terrance Carney for Thrive Collective (Website / Photos). Check back for updates throughout the summer. Terrance Carney Photo Diary ‹ › × × Previous Next Flickr Album Gallery Powered By: Weblizar  

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Fuel the Sound

Together with apprentice artists Pilar Batista and Nico Collazo, Thrive’s Creative Director Sam Wisneski led a live, interactive art demonstration at the 2016 Fuel Student Conference on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Five hundred students from the greater New York City area attended the event, and dozens participated in the production of the Art Redemption mural…

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Cycloptic Merman: Coney Art Walls 2016

Our first (of two) Summer Intensive 2016 featured a second consecutive Coney Art Walls mural project art directed by Chris Daze Ellis. Daze’s “Cycloptic Merman” concept revolves around a central figure that blends two iconic Coney Island characters, surrounded by vignettes depicting Coney Island traditions and culture. Daze invited our students, interns, and teaching artists to design…

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Thank you, “Loving Our Neighbor” Volunteers!

“I’ve been trying to find ways to get my kids involved and helping other people. A lot of us don’t know each other but we came together for a common goal to paint this mural because it shows that it’s a form of sacrifice and that we care about the community and it’s appearance.” Thanks…

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Studio Artists at Play

Thanks to all who made Winter Break at the Studio so much fun. More panels coming mid-March. Stay tuned for dates/times. Thanks to Krystin Bruan/NY CityServe and Jeremy Del Rio for the photos!

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New Year, New Studio

Thank you to our partners NY CityServe and Salvation Army, for making possible our new Thrive Studio on West 14th Street, near Union Square! Studio interns and artists wanted. Photos of the studio build-out. Finished photos coming soon. Our @nycthrive Studio is taking shape! Thank you #Kekoa! #ThriveCollective #SchoolMurals #WeServe #SchoolPartnersNYC @nycityserve A photo posted by Jeremy…

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