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MLK Community Mural Project and the Regional Asset District Advisory Board Meeting

MLK Community Mural Project had an advisory board meeting on May 5 2016 with RAD. RAD stands for the Regional Asset District and they give out as much as $100 million dollars to organizations. We were able to have an advisory board meeting with them as well as a small mural paint session! See the pictures below! 

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MLK Community Mural Project and Fractals World Wide at PIFA Philadelphia 2016!

MLK Community Mural Project and Fractals World Wide were present this year at the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) in Philadelphia. This is a 16 day street art festival that happens in April each year. It helps to celebrate art and bring together the communities of Philadelphia. This festival showcases a variety of different artists and talents in more than 60 events at the Kimmel Center's Campus. Take a look at some of the photos below! 

Were you there? Let us know what you liked the most in the comments below! 

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MLK Community Mural Project Jubilee Carlow Fundraiser!

Check out a quick video as well as some photos of the progress happening at the Jubilee Carlow Fundraiser! 

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It's That Time of The Year! Calling All Youth & Mural Artists!

Summer time is coming and MLK Community Mural Project is searching for Youth & Mural Artists! This is a paid summertime job for any Youth Artists and Mural Artists interested! If you would like to apply, then go to our Call to Artist page and fill out our form to apply! Wondering where MLK will be located? Check out the list of places below! If you happen to live near one of these locations and can get there on your own then still feel free to apply, even if you live internationally! All are welcome and we hope to see you this Summer 2016! 

-Pittsburgh, PA          -Washington, DC                 -Tampa, FL                  -Portugal

-Niteroi, BR                -New York, NY                     -Miami, FL                   -Longview, TX

-Ft Lauderdale           -Denver, CO                         -Cleveland, OH           -Charlotte, NC

-Bahamas                   -Atlanta, GA                         -Artibonite, HA

 

 

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Happy New Years!

Here at MLK we want to wish all of our family and friends a Happy New Years! Thank you for your continuous support of our organization and we can't wait to see what 2016 has to offer us! Happy New Year again! 

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MLK Staff Wishing You and Yours A Happy Holiday!

Regardless of what holiday you celebrate this winter season, we here at MLK Community Mural Project wanted to wish you and your families a very Happy Holiday! Thank you for sticking around yet another winter season! Your support and constant love has been amazing and we hope your holiday season is filled with love, family, and lots of memories! Thank you and Happy Holidays! 

-MLK Staff

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MLK Wishing You A Happy Thanksgiving!

It's that time of year again, all the Turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and much more! And we here at MLK Community Mural Project wanted to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for sticking by us as we go through another holiday. Your love and support means the world to us! So have a Happy Thanksgiving everyone! 

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MLK Employee Creating A Mini Fashion Collection!

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MLK Employee Creating A Mini Fashion Collection!

MLK is lucky to have employed an up-and-coming fashion designer! Lately, she has been working on a series of mini collections that pertain to different murals that MLK has created! This has been an on going process, and is an idea thought up solely by her. So please enjoy a sneak peak of the next mini collection's moodboard and fashion sketches done by Samantha!

Below is a blurb of her inspiration for this collection!

As Thanksgiving is in only a couple of days I decided I would focus on the Strip District Mural which showcases a sort of cornucopia of foods. By utilizing the rich color palette shown in the mural and taking inspiration from the simple circular shapes of the mural I have created a 5 piece capsule collection. I also took some part of the actual mural and translated those into prints on the designs.
— Samantha

Let us know what you think in the comments below or on our social media! Stay tuned for more mini collections! 

-MLK Community Mural Project

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Models Wanted For Live Mural Installation & Photoshoot!

MLK Community Mural Project is seeking Models ages 18+ for a live model installation and photoshoot. You must be willing to be painted!!

This is a fun photoshoot that is unpaid! 

Please email us or contact us on our Facebook @MLKCommunityMuralProject if you are interested in being a part of this! From there you will receive more information! This is only open to models able to come to Pittsburgh, transportation and logging will not be provided!

The photoshoot will take place on December 5th 2015! We hope to see you there!

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