Marissa Molina

BHSIS: For One and All

FOR ONE AND ALL 🎨 Masks x social distancing x mural making. After the COVID-19 school closures in the spring, it was so great to have students painting again. This fall, we had just enough time before NYC schools closed again to complete our first hybrid learning intensive of the new academic year. Thank you…

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Clemente: Arte Pa’Mi Gente

We love collaborating with our friends at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. This year’s Arte Pa’Mi Gente / Arts for All Festival featured murals art directed by Marissa Molina and Toofly, with creative direction from Kekoa. Students, volunteers, and a team of Thrive artists wore masks and observed social distancing to execute both murals…

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PS 155M: New York Strong

“We are so grateful to have a mural that represents our school community! HUGE thank you to @nycthrive @minhafofa @miki__mu @cmdianaayalanyc for providing art for our second home!” – @ps155williampaca via Instagram PS 155M: New York Strong ‹ › × × Previous Next Flickr Album Gallery Powered By: WP Frank View this post on Instagram…

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PS/MS 42Q: Tree of Peace

Thanks to the support of Council Member Donovan Richards and the NYC Council Art a Catalyst for Change initiative, 2020 was our fifth year muraling with students at PS/MS 42Q. COVID-19 delayed — but ultimately could not deter — the transformation of the school auditorium we began in 2019. Here are the previous murals completed…

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EHMH: Hope and Opportunity

Our office floor is cooler than yours. Yours could be next. Book us. Special thanks to our School Murals director Marissa Molina for capturing the energy of our 🎨🎞 🎼 programs so beautifully! EHMH Floor Mural ‹ › × × Previous Next Flickr Album Gallery Powered By: WP Frank

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Black Lives Matter: A+

[Drone photos from Mingomatic.] On July 2 and 3, Thrive Collective joined an all-star lineup of artists led by Tats Cru to paint the Black Lives Matter mural in Foley Square. Our primary assignment: the A in “Black.” We also helped block in the word “Matters,” and finish the K in “Black” and E in…

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NYCHA Stapleton: Flowers of Our People

Artist Statement and Creative Rationale By Fermin Mendoza National flowers symbolize a country and its people, representing their culture, heritage and deep roots that trail back hundreds, sometimes thousands of years. America’s national flower, the rose, is also the official flower of the state of New York. Within their Staten Island neighborhood, the Stapleton Houses…

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PS 188: Spongebob / Islanders Dive Deeper

Collaborating with Nickelodeon Our first mural collaboration with Nickelodeon celebrates SpongeBob’s 25th birthday and features art direction by Romero Britto and Marissa Molina. “If nautical nonsense be something you wish…” Led by Marissa Molina at PS 188 The Island School in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the “Islander’s Dive Deeper” mural design features original art by…

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PS 280Q: You Belong Here

In October, we completed our first mural of the new school year, and our fourth mural project at PS 280 in Jackson Heights, Queens. “Welcome: You Belong Here,” features art direction by Marissa Molina with Will DeNatale. Students began designing the mural with a series of in-class activities in June, and then painted their design…

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Jamaica: Tree of Life

“When we started painting, I saw it on the wall, and I was like, ‘Wow.’ I didn’t know this was possible. Everybody who walked by while we were painting, they seemed excited. … Now that it’s done and it’s over, it looks amazing. And every time I come back I’m always gonna know that I…

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