Michela Muserra

PS 264K: Create

The “CREATE” mural celebrates all forms of art, children, and diversity. Thank you to the students, faculty and staff of PS 264 Elementary School in Bay Ridge, and Council Member Justin Brannan for his continuing support. From Student Drawings to Design Here, Michela demonstrates how she integrates student drawings directly into mural designs. Watch the…

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Union Settlement: Lamar Gibson Memorial

The Art of Healing On July 13th, Lamar Gibson’s life was taken prematurely by gun violence near his East Harlem home. He was only 17 years old. Ten years ago this summer, his father’s life ended the same way. Lamar’s father’s murder remains unsolved. In August, we facilitated a socially distant, three-week mural workshop for…

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Little Lola and Tots

Thrive’s Private Client Services expanded in 2020 to include storefront security gates. This commission features a design tailored for Little Lola and Tots, a cultural education center in Brooklyn. Go here to support our double bottom line. Hire the best and support the cause. Lola And Tots (2020) ‹ › × × Previous Next Flickr Album…

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EHMH: Do You Love It?

Our third office white board mural, this one by Michela Muserra. Do you love it also? We do! Zoom into the film strip to see the white board in operation. Book her or one of our other artists to create hope and opportunity in your work space. EHMH: Do You Love It? ‹ › ×…

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East Harlem Ministry Hub

Collaboration. One of our non-negotiables. Grateful that our new, shared space embodies it. More to come. The first of four murals in production at the East Harlem Ministry Hub, 2271 2nd Ave., NY, NY 10035 (between 116th and 117th on 2nd Ave). East Harlem Ministry Hub ‹ › × × Previous Next Flickr Album Gallery…

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PS 204K: The Games We Play

Artist Statement – By Michela Muserra It’s a wrap! Where do I start? “The Games We Play” school mural project was another fulfilling experience with Thrive Collective. We started working with the 4th grade students of PS 204 The Vince Lombardi School back in March. Funded by the Cultural Immigrant Initiative via a grant from…

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PS 282: Serendipity

Image from iOS Image from iOS (1) Image from iOS (3) Image from iOS (5) Image from iOS (6) Image from iOS (2) Image from iOS (7) intensive2 intensive This mural had a story. Now it has two. I started this mural in April 2017. Through Thrive Collective, the non-profit I work for, I was…

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PS 280Q: It Takes a Village

This spring, Principal Lisa Hidalgo and guidance counselor extraordinaire Danielle Lammering commissioned our third mural project at PS 280. “It Takes a Village” transformed the guidance office suite, and celebrates the role that community plays in shaping values and inspiring our goals and vision. PS 280Q: It Takes A Village ‹ › × × Previous…

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PS 280: Dare Greatly

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; … who comes short…

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Superpowers & Serve with Heart

Our final School Murals project of 2018, completed on the eve of the new school year, features two murals “Superpowers” and “Serve with Heart” at the entrance of PS 280Q in Jackson Heights, Queens. We are grateful for new friends and collaborators Principal Lisa Hidalgo and Guidance Counselor Danielle Lammering. Finished Murals As Seen on…

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