Tag Archives: painting

The Pitch: Guardians of the City

This post is part of “The Pitch” series, which follows up with socially conscious creatives who submitted to the inaugural Benevolent Media Pitch Night competition in November 2012. At the event, held in Washington, D.C., 13 different projects and organizations presented 3-minute proposals on how to use storytelling and design for social good, for a […]

“Let’s Color Project” Making the World Better One Shade at a Time

This post is made possible thanks to the Taiwan Youth Travel campaign, sponsored by the National Youth Commission in Taiwan. Founder and Editor-in-Chief Erica Schlaikjer was chosen as a Taiwan Trek Ambassador to document street art and urban vibrancy in Taiwan cities. Around the world, artists are literally painting the town red—and a rainbow of […]

Capital Canvases for a Cause: “Dream Windows” for Loving Me Girls’ Conference

  Capital Canvases for a Cause is a monthly event in Washington, D.C., organized by Long & Foster on Capitol Hill, that supports local artists and community-based organizations with wine, hors d’oeuvres and networking. Art sales are split evenly between the featured artists and the nonprofit. The monthly “Capital Canvases” event, held on Friday, February […]

Artist Duo Champions Message of Change at “Capital Canvases”

  Capital Canvases for a Cause is a monthly event in Washington, D.C., organized by Long & Foster on Capitol Hill, that supports local artists and community-based organizations with wine, hors d’oeuvres and networking. Art sales are split evenly between the featured artists and the nonprofit. Last Friday, the art-focused happy hour continued bringing notoriety to […]

Painting 3.2%: Artist Regina Holliday Depicts D.C.’s HIV Epidemic

  Highlights from the 2011 Benevolent Media Festival: On Monday, November 7, Benevolent Media organized an Open Mic Night, “Breaking the Silence: The Story of D.C.’s HIV Crisis and the Everyday Heroes Working to End It,” at Artfully Chocolate Bistro to share empowering and inspiring stories about living with HIV/AIDS in the District, and what’s […]