I hope.


H O P E 

Let's lighten things up a bit this month. Let's gather a collection of things that give us hope. Give us hope about today, tomorrow, life, humanity, everything.

Share the stories, images, links, quotes, and so much more that just make you feel hope for a brighter tomorrow.

I can't wait to have a blog full of hope that we can all come back to when we need a bit of a positive boost.

I'll start it off with this

Inspiration Through Art

Inspiration Through Art is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering people to give back, and make a difference through the beauty of art. We are artists with a passion for giving and inspiring others. Through our own artistic talents we are able to come together as one, to let children around the world know that they are loved,despite the challenges they face everyday. 
Through the power of photography and the gift of art we are giving back and taking a stand for these children who sometimes feel forgotten because of their illnesses.

I am so excited about what founder, Felicia Reinhard, and the volunteer artists are doing for children and families around the world. What an inspiring way to help families find hope during times of strife and struggle. Inspiration Through Art shows us just one of the ways art heals. This organization gives me so much hope. It inspires me to use my art to help as many people as I can. What gives me the biggest feeling of hope and astonishment is that the founder, Felicia Reinhard is only 22 years old! What an amazing young woman. She uses art to help her through her own medical issues and spreads her art on to other folks so they can use its power to heal as well. An amazing story, an amazing woman, an amazing cause, an amazing organization.

I am hopeful that the mission of Inspiration Through Art will inspire artists to join, volunteer, and spread the healing power of art to those children and families that sometimes need it the most.

What gives you hope? Share your story, link, idea, whatever in the comments below or via email (artismoving{at}gmail.com)


Art Break Day is for everyone.


The 4th annual Art Break Day will be celebrated around the world on Friday, September 5th! We hope you can join us for an art break.

So far, we have 15 registered sites in 4 different countries. This is so fantastic!

Anyone, and we mean A N Y O N E can host an Art Break Day.

The requirements are minimal to make it easy to join this amazing event.

All that we ask is that you offer some sort of art making for free in a space that is open to the public. Think about it. That could be the neighborhood park, your backyard, the bus, a random street corner, anywhere!

Let's make it happen.

Let's have art breaks happening in every neighborhood across the globe.


Since this is a volunteer lead event, we understand that supplies may be limited at times. If you only have enough supplies for 5 people, that's okay. It's a place to start.

Do what you can.

Every art break you offer makes a difference.

Every art break matters. They all create a positive impact in our lives and our communities.

That's what we're here to do.

We're connecting the world, one artwork at a time. And, we need your help to do that.

So, join the cause! Get involved with this global art movement.


You know what art has done for you, that is makes your life better. Help others discover that amazingness by offering them the opportunity to take a break with you and create art.

Register your Art Break Day Location here.

If you have questions, email us {artismoving(at)gmail.com}



More Freebies! Free Online Art Gallery Membership for Artists

Art is Moving is planting the seeds to have a stellar Art Break Day 2014.

As you may have noticed, we've been conducting some tremendous giveaways this month on our Art Break Day Facebook page!

Well we're back this week with yet another giveaway!


Enter to Win an Artist Membership on 

AY Atelier Online Art Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting emerging and established artists working in a wide range media.

Here at AY Gallery, we represent the top and emerging artists from around the globe. We’re passionate about our collection and our artists, and we are always looking for talented artists with positive attitudes to join our Transformative Arts and Consciousness community.



Image from AY Atelier Art office in Malibu.

This Membership Giveaway includes:
  • a portfolio page for 8 of your art works to sell online to international clientele. 
  • an exclusive artist interview, this can be live on our Art 4 All People radio station or through e-mail. 
  • Marketing and promotion

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Hello?

Can anyone hear us? Is anyone paying attention?

In a world packed full of more information than anyone could ever possibly process, we often wonder about the effectiveness of this blog.

We created this blog for you. 

To show you the amazing benefits of making art part of your daily life. 

To introduce you to current working artists.

To inspire you to create.

To have a dialog about today's art world.

To shine a light on people making a positive impact with art. 

To make you laugh.

To have fun.

And so much more.

We want to hear from you.

How can we improve this blog?

What are your favorite blog posts?

How can we encourage more dialog?

What kind of topics would you be interested in reading and discussing?

All feedback is welcome!

Thank you. 

We hope you read this.

We hope you leave a comment or email us {artismoving(at)gmail.com}

We hope to improve this blog and make it more interactive every day.



Thank you! Shepard Fairey: YES!!

Art is Moving works tirelessly to make art free for the world. We always rejoice when the universe says YES!!!

Thank you to the Shepard Fairey - Obey the Giant team 
for donating an OBEY print 
to 
Art Break Day 2014. 

Stay tuned in April for our online auction that will include a print of Shepard Fairey's work.  You will have the chance to acquire a powerful, iconic work or art AND support this year's Art Break Day!

Double Whammy!

Obey on the streets of LA
I hope we get this amazing OBEY print as this is one of Art is Moving's core mantras! 

Keep your eyes peeled in April to find out which print we have up for auction. We always post updates to our Art Break Day Facebook HERE.  Make sure you "like" the page so you don't miss this amazing opportunity.

Also, this is a note to the whole world. We are looking for other artists to donate their artwork for our April  "Artraiser."

If interested e-mail us {artismoving(at)gmail.com}

-Lisa

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