Community Mural

Chinatown: Dragon Lion Medley

“Do you like watching Lion Dancing during Lunar New Year?” Thrive artist Peach Tao asks. Then celebrate with a visit to her new “Dragon Lion Medley” community mural for the Chinatown Mural Project at East Broadway and Division Street. Enjoy iconic Chinatown establishments in the design including PS 23, Wo Hop, Hop Kee, and more.  Special…

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Oakland: Juarez Kajukenbo

Thrive’s Private Client Services expanded in 2020 to include private commissions in New York and California. Juarez Kajukenbo, a dojo in Oakland, CA, commissioned Thrive Collective artist Kekoa to paint their training studio. Go here to support our double bottom line. Hire the best and support the cause. Juarez Kajukenbo (2020) ‹ › × × Previous…

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Clemente: Kindness Beats the Virus

clemente-kbtv clemente-banner for-one-and-all-web clemente-squad We love collaborating with our friends at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. This year’s Arte Pa’Mi Gente / Arts for All Festival featured murals art directed by Marissa Molina and Toofly, with creative direction from Kekoa. Students, volunteers, and a team of Thrive artists wore masks and observed social distancing…

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Clemente: Arte Pa’Mi Gente

We love collaborating with our friends at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. This year’s Arte Pa’Mi Gente / Arts for All Festival featured murals art directed by Marissa Molina and Toofly, with creative direction from Kekoa. Students, volunteers, and a team of Thrive artists wore masks and observed social distancing to execute both murals…

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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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Union Settlement: Lamar Gibson Memorial

The Art of Healing On July 13th, Lamar Gibson’s life was taken prematurely by gun violence near his East Harlem home. He was only 17 years old. Ten years ago this summer, his father’s life ended the same way. Lamar’s father’s murder remains unsolved. In August, we facilitated a socially distant, three-week mural workshop for…

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Union Settlement: RIP Lamar

The Art of Healing On July 13th, Lamar Gibson’s life was taken prematurely by gun violence near his East Harlem home. He was only 17 years old. Ten years ago this summer, his father’s life ended the same way. Lamar’s father’s murder remains unsolved. In August, we facilitated a socially distant, three-week mural workshop for…

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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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East Harlem Ministry Hub

Collaboration. One of our non-negotiables. Grateful that our new, shared space embodies it. More to come. The first of four murals in production at the East Harlem Ministry Hub, 2271 2nd Ave., NY, NY 10035 (between 116th and 117th on 2nd Ave). East Harlem Ministry Hub ‹ › × × Previous Next Flickr Album Gallery…

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Black Lives Matter: A+

[Drone photos from Mingomatic.] On July 2 and 3, Thrive Collective joined an all-star lineup of artists led by Tats Cru to paint the Black Lives Matter mural in Foley Square. Our primary assignment: the A in “Black.” We also helped block in the word “Matters,” and finish the K in “Black” and E in…

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