Over 200 community members joined together to create a dynamic collaborative painting.
Community painting created over 3 weeks in Seattle. Some guests painted but once, while others stopped by each day on their way home from work.
Community painting. 3 weeks, over 200 participants.
Collaborative color. Building on each others brush stroke. Each brush stroke is meaningful. Just like each human and their story.
Detail of a guest painting collaboratively.
The word "Courage" painted on a collaborative painting by a guest of a family shelter. "Becuase it takes courage to come to a shelter, you do it for your kids, you do it for yourself." This painting was sold at auction with another painting for a combined $18,000. All funds go directly to the non profit that created it.
Youth continually showing up each morning to work on a collaborative painting.
Collaborative painting created by over 50 youth. Completed collaboration hung at Luther's Table in Renton.
Tree of growth as painted by a guest of a domestic violence shelter.
A pop up collaborative opportunity in South Lake Union.
Before any color is added we are laying the foundational black circles of connection and community.
Pop Up Collaboration on Canvas led to dozens of Seattleite's laying the foundational black circles of community and connection. The painting was completed by guests and staff of a Seattle day center for the unhoused.
Guests and staff of a Seattle day center work together to put the finishing touches on a collaborative painting.
During Covid the black circles were added to joined 8"x8" canvas' prior to the canvas' being delivered to a non profit or company.
One 8" x 8" canvas done by a guest. The full painting was auctioned and raised $5000 for a local non profit.
8"x8" individual canvas' created by guests and staff of Mary's Place- together they created one large dynamic collaboration. All met via Zoom during Covid.
A paniting created by donors and guests for a Seattle non profit.
The foundational layer of the first ever collaboration on canvas painting. This layer was painted by formerly incarcerated youth and served as a springboard for a dynamic painting that was collaboratively completed with the youth, staff and guests during an open house style art show that showcased the original artwork and creative expression projects the youth had been working on.
The very first collaborative painting. Purchased by a company with all proceeds being donated to the non profit that created it.
Donors and guests paint the foundational layers before the collaborative painting is completed by the staff and clients of a non profit.
Beginning to add color to the collaboration of black circles.
The tiny details.
Finsihsed collaboration- foundational black was painted by donors and supporters of a Seattle non profit. The color was added by the clients and guests of the non profit.
The foundational black circles were painted by the leadership team of a company. The color was added company wide.
Guests work together adding color, over a number of weeks, to complete a collaborative painting.