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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Flatbush: The Work of our Hands

On July 28, we celebrated completion of “The Work of our Hands.” Special thanks to NYC Council Member Mathieu Eugene and NYC Small Business Services for investing in Place Making through Public Art. Mural designed and produced by neighborhood teens and stakeholders from Connect Life Church. The Work Of Our Hands (2019) ‹ › ×…

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