Event Murals

Thoughts and Prayers

The “Thoughts and Prayers” mural reclaimed the #ThoughtsAndPrayers cliche for loved ones lost and families shattered by gun violence at the Art of Healing festival in Harlem on 8/17/19. The Art of Healing festivals are sponsored by the Manhattan District Attorney, with support from Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and dozens of arts and service…

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Hopes and Dreams

We were honored to support NYC Council Member Diana Ayala and her Youth Day block parties East Harlem (7/31) and Mott Haven (8/3) this summer. Neighborhood families and summer camps imagined their futures and created the “Hopes and Dreams” mural with teaching artist Nico Collazo and our Thrive Interns. Hopes And Dreams (2019) ‹ ›…

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Kids Comic Con: Team Titans

On April 20th, Thrive Collective collaborated with Kids Comic Con to provide an interactive mural experience at the convention. Attendees painted the empty panels with their original creations. Thrive artists facilitated the kids and parents in painting and offering instruction and techniques when needed. The canvas has been exhibited at the NYC Department of Youth…

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Edition Times Square: Enchantment

Passion Enchantment Sophistication Authenticity On February 13th, we delivered four mixed media canvases to the brand new, luxury Edition Times Square hotel celebrating the hotel’s core values of Passion, Enchantment, Sophistication, and Authenticity. Staff helped paint the canvases on Friday, February 8th, by interpreting those values during their pre-launch staff training event. The canvases, art directed…

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Edition Times Square: Passion

Passion Enchantment Sophistication Authenticity On February 13th, we delivered four mixed media canvases to the brand new, luxury Edition Times Square hotel celebrating the hotel’s core values of Passion, Enchantment, Sophistication, and Authenticity. Staff helped paint the canvases on Friday, February 8th, by interpreting those values during their pre-launch staff training event. The canvases, art directed…

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Edition Times Square: Authenticity

Passion Enchantment Sophistication Authenticity On February 13th, we delivered four mixed media canvases to the brand new, luxury Edition Times Square hotel celebrating the hotel’s core values of Passion, Enchantment, Sophistication, and Authenticity. Staff helped paint the canvases on Friday, February 8th, by interpreting those values during their pre-launch staff training event. The canvases, art directed…

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Edition Times Square: Sophistication

Passion Enchantment Sophistication Authenticity On February 13th, we delivered four mixed media canvases to the brand new, luxury Edition Times Square hotel celebrating the hotel’s core values of Passion, Enchantment, Sophistication, and Authenticity. Staff helped paint the canvases on Friday, February 8th, by interpreting those values during their pre-launch staff training event. The canvases, art directed…

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Advancing Together

We are grateful to the Minority Corporate Council Association for inviting Thrive Collective to create a live painting for auction at their Advancing Together Diversity Gala at the American Museum of Natural History on October 3, 2018. Lead artist Kekoa, together with Kristen Leung, masterfully completed the canvas in 1.5 hours, and showcased it below…

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AC hotel times square beautifully painting

Beautifully

“Thank you @nycthrive for this wonderful piece. Our collaboration means a lot to us and we are humbled by it.” – AC Hotels Times Square “If you can take the time to do something, you can take the time to do it beautifully.” This AC Hotels mantra inspired the “Beautifully” installation at our newest corporate…

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alien making music on a mural

The Beat of our Drums

This year has brought a new, growing relationship with Carnegie Hall, first as a NeON Arts provider in the South Bronx; then as a featured arts organization at their “A Time Like This: Music for Change” concert; and most recently at their Spring Family Day on April 8. Exactly 1,703 people came through Carnegie Hall…

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