Artists

Happy Holidays!

The holidays are about presence, not presents. Thank you for your presence in our lives that helps create hope and opportunity for students everyday. Happy holidays and merry Christmas! With love and gratitude, Thrive Collective

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Artist Open Call

Are you an established muralist, growing artist, or a teacher in the arts with a passion for community? If so, Thrive Collective is hiring for our growing 2022 roster! We have various opportunities for the coming year and would love to have you join our team and mission to #BringArtBack. Apply Today

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Happy Thanksgiving

Cheers to the entire collective of parents, artists, educators, mentors, and students that empower young people to thrive. HappyThanksgiving from all of us at Thrive Collective. 📷 “Give Thanks” collaboration (2016) with longtime friends DJ Trase and The Clemente Cultural Center. Sponsored by Power 105.1 Art direction by Sam Wisneski. View this post on Instagram…

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Still We Rise: South Oak Cliff HS, Dallas

STILL WE RISE ⇑ Thrive Collective’s first School Partners USA school mural project was completed on November 12, 2021, at South Oak Cliff High School in Dallas. Local ABC Affiliate WFAA 8 featured the ribbon cutting on their newscast. [Video above. See more at WFAA.] Art Direction by Michael McPheeters SPECIAL THANKS South Oak Cliff…

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Homecoming Concerts Kick-Off in The Bronx

“It’s Time for Hip Hop in NYC” Free Concert Series Kicks-Off in The Bronx August 16, 2021 First 1,000 ticket holders who arrive at concerts can receive a free, limited edition “It’s Time for Hip Hop in NYC” T-Shirt Live temporary art installations will be curated by Thrive Collective and feature Tats Cru, among other…

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Painting Murals with Schools Chancellor Porter

This week, NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter paints Summer Rising murals with Thrive Collective in the Bronx and Harlem, and shared her experiences on Twitter. Monday 8/2 | Harlem Renaissance Academy HS | Manhattan This summer is pivotal for @NYCschools, and we have created a summer experience unlike anything we have ever done before to…

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HeART Beat Online 2021

Stream Live 👆 Celebrate the achievements of Queens public school students who participated in Art a Catalyst for Change in 2021 with the HeART Beat Online Festival. HeART Beat provides an interactive, online arts experience featuring the five elements of hip hop. Watch live via Youtube on Thursday, June 17 at 1pm, or on replay…

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Newsworthy: Spread Love NYC

More coverage. NEW “SPREAD LOVE: STOP ASIAN HATE” MURAL BY BIANCA ROMERO AND OUTDOOR CELEBRATION PROVIDE COMMUNITY HEALING AND RESOURCES THIS ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH  Thrive Collective, New York Chinese Alliance Church, NYC Mayor’s Office, and the City’s Taskforce on Racial Inclusion and Equity Partner Host Outdoor Community Event on the Lower East Side to Support…

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NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Previews Stop Asian Hate Mural

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2021 FIRST LADY CHIRLANE MCCRAY, THE TASKFORCE ON RACIAL INCLUSION AND EQUITY, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING “SPREAD LOVE: STOP ASIAN HATE” MURAL UNVEILING AND COMMUNITY CELEBRATION NEW YORK—First Lady Chirlane McCray and community leaders will hold a press conference on Thursday, May 20 at…

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News 12: Mural unveiled at PS 288 in Coney Island

Students and staff at P.S. 288 in Coney Island now have some artwork to look at as they come to class and work. The project was funded in part by City Councilmember Mark Treyger and was a collaboration effort between the school and artists from Thrive Collective. “Stopped by today to check out the beautiful…

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