Paint it Forward
Why: To revitalize school to make the school more welcoming and enjoyable for the staff and for the students and their families. Bring together youth and families to collaborate on a project that will beautify their school. Empower youth to take leadership roles in acting as a positive force in their community
When: October 2017 to 2018
What: CITYarts has produced and created its 326th mural project in collaboration with Murray Hill Academy, professional artists, and the local community. Paint It Forward highlighted individual and community success in order to promote a positive community identity and encourage students to stay on track towards graduation.
Where: Murray Hill Academy, 111 E 33rd St, New York, NY 10016
Who: Lead Artist: Roberto Reynoso and Murray Hill students
Current collaborators include: Adam Ward: Assistant Principal, Dan Gieck: Art Teacher