Through the “Pink Art Project,” an initiative by the One River School of Art + Design, teens create one-of-a-kind artwork to raise money for breast cancer charity BrightPink.org.
“When we can tie some real social value to our lessons, I know we are making a real difference with our students and our communities,” said Ross. “One of the best things of all is we are going to exhibit our students’ work in public places, so that this art project can have an even greater impact promoting breast cancer awareness.”
One River School of Art + Design currently operates eight school in five states, including schools throughout the metro New York area, Dallas, Chicago, and Portland, OR. One River hopes to expand their reach by opening a dozen new schools over the next twelve months.