Me Too (Artist Contribution: Ellie Kane)

(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)

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My First Art Gala Experience (Artist Contribution: Kateri Pomeroy)

"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)

Ending Year One

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

Poverty & the Arts hosts city-wide art crawl for CFMT’s The Big Payback

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clare Fernandez, Community Engagement Director Poverty & the Arts clare@povertyandthearts.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