Kekoa

Female Thrive Collective URBANLIFE Mentors

UrbanLife Youth & Family Center

“Welcome to ‘What Comes Next.'” – Shawana Myhre, UrbanLife Mentors For the second consecutive year, Clorox sponsored Thrive Collective to beautify a youth arts and mentoring space — this time in Oakland! On June 15th, we celebrated the grand opening of the UrbanLife Youth and Family Center with our partners UrbanLife Mentors and Clorox. “Next” is just the…

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Hope Oakland

For the second consecutive year, Clorox sponsored Thrive Collective to beautify a youth arts and mentoring space — this time in Oakland! The “Hope Oakland” mural includes contributions from two of the Bay Area’s muralist legends: Camer1 from San Fransisco and Tim from the Illuminaries in Oakland. Hope Oakland ‹ › × × Previous Next…

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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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Do You Love It (2.0)

Award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown joins Clorox and Thrive Collective to celebrate the transformative power of clean at a new Youth Opportunity Hub in Harlem, New York, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. The space was cleaned with a grant from Clorox and the help of 250 community volunteers to create new possibilities for youth as an…

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For One and All

The mural students at our 2018 Harlem Hub Summer Arts Academy students crushed this mural project in five days. The also collaborated with our music students to write, perform, and record, “Turn up the Value” (available on iTunes and Sound Cloud). And with our media students to produce the music video for the song (available…

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Mural

Harlem Hub

“Harlem Hub” depicts the individuals and larger Harlem community being cultivated at the Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub. Launched officially on February 27, 2018, students from the Hub’s Studio Arts programs designed and produced the mural with art director Kekoa, and an assist from award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown, Clorox, and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus…

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