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CANAL ARTS INITIATIVE
San Rafael, CA
Through public art, bring visible transformation to the Canal neighborhood expressing its mix of immigrant cultures and the hopes, dreams and contributions of its community.
Promote the use of color on buildings. A wall or an entire building, simply repainted with a lively palette, can make an engaging difference at little cost.
Include participatory education elements throughout public art conception and creation, with an emphasis on history and meaning, and reflection on its impact.
Utilize the arts to bridge differences and forge unity
Community engagement in all aspects of CAI work
Outcomes of and by the community
Create economic opportunity and investment in the community
Foster communication that leads to understanding
More CAI Info HERE
UPCOMING PROJECTS NEEDS FUNDING !
The Plan: Create vibrant visual pathways in the Canal neighborhoods of San Rafael utilizing public art and color in collaboration with community representatives, paid artists of color, youth and diverse participants and partners.
Bienvenidos Mural in the Canal at 3301 Kerner Blvd.
Artists of every age and Voces del Canal community advisors
See the mural creation process in action
Bienvenidos Mural Video-Draft– Jesse Gift Filmaker
Shower Trailer Collage - By Canal Arts with Kids & Drawbridge Youth Artists. The shower trailer in the parking lot at 3301 Kerner managed by building occupant Homeward Bound was a canvas in waiting....
ELM Youth Musicians performed for attendees at the dual mural unveiling at 3301 Kerner Blvd transitional housing. (ELM-Enriching Lives through Music)
Photos by Jesse Gift | https://jessegift.com