NeON Arts

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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inspiring woman

BCMS/PS 298: Live Well

The “Live Well” school mural is Thrive Collective’s second project sponsored by NeON Arts and Carnegie Hall, this time at the Betty Shabazz Campus in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The fifteen-week collaboration included students from both the Brownsville Collaborative Middle School and PS 298 who created an inspiring mural in the shared lunchroom. The mural features a…

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School Mural

Jill Chaifetz High School: Every Journey

The “Every Journey” mural is Thrive Collective’s first collaboration with Carnegie Hall’s NeON Arts program. Betsy G., a junior at Jill Chaifetz Transfer High School, said this about its impact: “I just want to say, ‘Thank you.’ We started by making our own art, and I didn’t think mine was very good. But you kept…

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