(as appeared in the Contributor Street Newspaper) "My name is Ellie. I am significant in the life of someone many of you know or buy papers from, a writer, artist, and Contributor vendor who has frequently graced the pages of the paper with his creations, David Cline. He was also one of the spotlighted vendors featured in the Chris … Continue reading Me Too (Artist Contribution: Ellie Kane)
"It’s an odd life living homeless. There can be so many different opposite and intense emotions running through your head at the same time. Usually a situation will bring it on that is negative, but Saturday night at the Poverty & the Arts gala was a positive experience that evoked only one negative that was … Continue reading My First Art Gala Experience (Artist Contribution: Kateri Pomeroy)
David has been a vital part of our Artist Collective, since he joined in November of 2014. David is known for his unique eye creatures, which you can read about in the interview below: What inspired your eye creatures? It started by making a tree of wire and hot glue. I wanted something different to … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: David Parr
Hello Poverty & the Arts readers and anyone who just stumbled upon this page (stick around), It’s February 28th, the last day of Black History month, the night of the last day of Black History month, AKA: The final hours for me to make a long overdue post about Black History month. I’m catching you … Continue reading Black History Month
Hello all you Poverty and the Arts Blog readers out there! I am Carolina Smith, the brand new writing intern at Poverty & the Arts. You can and should expect to hear a lot from me in the coming months. After a short (okay, long) hiatus from our blog we are back! Over the past … Continue reading We’re Back!
Poverty & the Arts started as a dream to bring community members together. It started as a way to connect Nashville's rich with Nashville's poor. It started as space of creativity for Nashville's most vulnerable citizens. The language of our mission and programs have changed throughout our time as an organization. Beginning as a community service … Continue reading Ending Year One
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clare Fernandez, Community Engagement Director Poverty & the Arts firstname.lastname@example.org Poverty & the Arts hosts city-wide art crawl for CFMT’s The Big Payback Nashville, TN - April 23, 2015 - On May 5th, Poverty & the Arts is hosting a city-wide art crawl in partnership with local retail stores, coffee shops, … Continue reading Poverty & the Arts hosts city-wide art crawl for CFMT’s The Big Payback