New Art from Kephki

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Have you seen the latest from an important new artist named Kephki? I LOVE the wobbly lines and colors and outlined lips. It just has that Haitian spirit in it, … Read More

Pom Poms in Haiti

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Thanks to a gift card from Michaels, I was able to make dozens and dozens of Pom Poms with the orphan girls at OJFA in Haiti this week. They loved … Read More

Project HOPE Art in School Arts

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News flash! School Arts magazine, one of the largest art education magazines in the country, has published Project HOPE Art’s “Living Angels” article (written by our talented Melissa Schilling) in … Read More

Chalk Board Angel Wing Portraits

posted in: Haiti | 0 This is what can happen when a good idea gets in the hands of a talented photographer. Melissa Schilling, founder of Project HOPE Art, took this angel wing series … Read More

Back from Haiti

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My second trip to Haiti with Project HOPE Art ended yesterday, and it was another amazing adventure. For two weeks we worked with four different orphanages and schools, two located … Read More

Haiti Map Project

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Learning about where you live and what it looks like on a map doesn’t have to be bland and boring. I’m currently planning art lessons for Project HOPE Art’s July … Read More

Moringa Tree Painting

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I’m returning to Haiti this summer, as part of Project Hope Art’s ongoing effort to bring creative, whimsical, and educational activities to children in both Port-Au-Prince and beyond. On this … Read More

Art at Bassin Blue

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Yesterday our group went up into the mountains of Jacmel, and worked with about 50 young kids that are part of a church run by Father Baba, a well known … Read More

A Day in Jacmel

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Tropical storm Emily delayed our plans by a day, but this morning we were off to visit Creation Foundation, a school that cares for 90 kids in the city of … Read More

Getting around in Haiti

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I love these colorful “Tap Taps” that are one of the main forms of transportation in Haiti. Know why they’re named that? Because people crowd on them and slap the … Read More