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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Lowen’s Pharmacy: Thrive NYC

Thank you Council Member Justin Brannan and Lowen’s Pharmacy for supporting public art in Bay Ridge and beyond! “No more ugly brown wall by Lowen’s on 69th & 3rd thanks to the folks at Thrive Collective! “Art has always helped us process and heal from trauma. The collective global trauma caused by COVID19 is unprecedented.…

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PS 155M: Kindness Beats the Virus

We are in love with our mural and cannot stop looking at it as well as receiving compliments for it! We are amazed!!!! This is absolutely beautiful! We have tears in our eyes! Thank you, thank you, thank you! We are so grateful! – S.R. Signed, sealed, delivered: 🎨 the #KindnessBeatsTheVirus free mural at contest…

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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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PS 102: Welcome Refresh

What we now call Thrive Collective began with the “Welcome” mural project in the schoolyard at PS 102 in Brooklyn back in 2011. This year, the school asked us to refresh the mural following damage from a recent building renovation that included exterior scaffolding. Enjoy the original Welcome mural portfolio here, and the PS 102…

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Judith Kaye HS: Undeterred

Another Toofly collaboration with Thrive Collective, featuring students and administrators from Judith Kaye High School in Manhattan. Undeterred (2019) ‹ › × × Previous Next Flickr Album Gallery Powered By: WP Frank   View this post on Instagram   Facilitated a small mural at the Judith Kaye H.S in Spanish Harlem yesterday in partnership with…

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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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Discovery HS: Cognition Series

Artists Peach Tao and Chris Gomez collaborated directly with the administration of Discovery High School for the Cognition murals, a series of four distinct but related installations. The principal wanted the murals to communicate the message that every individual person, thought, and action at Discovery High School interconnects to form a cohesive whole. When individual…

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