Accredited Elective

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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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 163: United We Play (1 of 3)

United We Play (1a of 4) Wall 1 of 4 United We Play (1b of 3) Wall 2 of 4 United We Play (2 of 3) Wall 3 of 4 United We Play (3 of 3) Wall 4 of 4 Play unites us all. Kids just want to have fun! Thank you PS 163 for…

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PS 163: United We Play (2 of 3)

United We Play (1a of 4) Wall 1 of 4 United We Play (1b of 3) Wall 2 of 4 United We Play (2 of 3) Wall 3 of 4 United We Play (3 of 3) Wall 4 of 4 Play unites us all. Kids just want to have fun! Thank you PS 163 for…

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PS 163: United We Play (3 of 3)

United We Play (1a of 4) Wall 1 of 4 United We Play (1b of 3) Wall 2 of 4 United We Play (2 of 3) Wall 3 of 4 United We Play (3 of 3) Wall 4 of 4 Play unites us all. Kids just want to have fun! Thank you PS 163 for…

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P.S. 204 businessman on mural

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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MS 183Q: Yes I Can

We were privileged to return to PS/MS 183Q with support from NYC Council Member Donovan Richards and Art as Catalyst for Change for a fourth consecutive year. We provided 160 middle school students accredited, in-school murals classes for an entire semester. In this collaboration we explored the theme of “Yes I Can.” MS 183 Final…

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