NYC Council

IS 117 / TYWLS: The Importance of Daydreaming

Thanks to the generous support of NYC Council Member Fernando Cabrera, we pooled resources from two NYC agencies to unite both schools at the Joseph Wade Campus in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx to transform their shared, main entrance hallway. The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and the NYC Department of Youth and…

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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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PS 288: Soaring Towards Excellence

“The PS/IS 288 mural project (along W 25th Street between Mermaid and Surf Avenues) in Coney Island is coming along beautifully! I was proud to secure resources for this great community art project prior to the pandemic and this initiative has found a way to deepen social connections in an era of physical distancing. The…

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Connect Life Church: The Work of Our Hands

This year we expanded on the “The Work of our Hands” mural begun in 2019 at the corner of Cortelyou Road and Flatbush Avenue. Part one focused on economic opportunity. This year focused on service and civic responsibility, particularly in light of COVID-19 and the 2020 elections. Special thanks to NYC Council Member Mathieu Eugene…

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MS/HS 141: A Wrinkle in Time

“Thank you [NYC Council Member Andrew Cohen] so much for the beautiful addition to our school!  Last school year you provided funding so that RKA could partner with Thrive.  The partnership generated a Mural Painting Club for HS and MS students.  The club designed the mural you see in the attached pictures. … “It is massive…

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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 249: Blossoming (1 of 3)

249-wall1 249-wall2 249-wall3 thank-you-cover thank-yous thank-yous2 thank-yous3 thank-yous4 thank-yous5 thank-yous6 “The students and community of P.S. 249 are so thankful for the beauty you helped bring to our community during such a difficult time!” Thank you, Peach Tao, for leading this school mural project so well, and NYC Council Member Matthieu Eugene and NYC Dept.…

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PS 249: Blossoming (2 of 3)

249-wall1 249-wall2 249-wall3 thank-you-cover thank-yous thank-yous2 thank-yous3 thank-yous4 thank-yous5 thank-yous6 “The students and community of P.S. 249 are so thankful for the beauty you helped bring to our community during such a difficult time!” Thank you, Peach Tao, for leading this school mural project so well, and NYC Council Member Matthieu Eugene and NYC Dept.…

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PS 249: Blossoming (3 of 3)

249-wall1 249-wall2 249-wall3 thank-you-cover thank-yous thank-yous2 thank-yous3 thank-yous4 thank-yous5 thank-yous6 “The students and community of P.S. 249 are so thankful for the beauty you helped bring to our community during such a difficult time!” Thank you, Peach Tao, for leading this school mural project so well, and NYC Council Member Matthieu Eugene and NYC Dept.…

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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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