Staten Island

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‚Äôs 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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Thrive: New Dorp

Video Recap Celebrate the completion of the Thrive #SchoolMural at New Dorp High School in Staten Island (2015). Special thanks to our sponsors, including International Christian Center, Turkey Hill, and New Dorp High School. In the News NY1 VIDEO: [April 16, 2015] After months of sketching and painting, some young artists are finally showing off…

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