RAP PUBLIC PROJECTS----RAPPP

 

2011 - 12


  1. Large mural on south wall of Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) headquarters, 421 Fallsway in Baltimore

  2. The mural transitions from scenes of homelessness to scenes of permanent housing

  3. Created by HCH staff and clients and 350 Bank of America and other volunteers



          videos at:    http://www.hchmd.org/mural.shtml


       

Everyone Deserves to go Home


2011 - 12


  1. Theme:  increasing understanding between peoples of differing cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds

  2. Workshop participants include african american, orthodox jewish, and hispanic male teenagers associated with the North Park Heights Area of Baltimore

  3. Mural to be completed summer 2012


Reporting about the project

 

North Park Heights Mural Project


Live the Learning

2011


  1. Partnership with Krieger Schecter Day School in Baltimore

  2. 718 participants included K-8 students, staff, parent volunteers and alumni

  3. Theme of building a better world based on workshops exploring Jewish rituals & philosophies texts, essays, poetry and art







<    The RAP process:  workshops generate themes and visuals; preparation of walls in the main hall, hallway, and outside entrance; participants paint in the walls and panels outlined by lead artist; panels are adhered to outdoor wall; final completed murals



Rebuilding the Playground at The  Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Family Center Y at Stadium Place

2009          


  1. Rebuilding and enhancement of community-built playground in Waverly, Baltimore that had been destroyed by arson

  2. New installations include more than 300 painted tiles and murals painted on structures with 2000 volunteers rebuilding

  3. Led by a team of artists with hundreds of youth and adult participants


photos at: http://stadiumplayground.org/Slideshow.php

2009


  1. Partnership with Cromwell Valley Elementary School in Baltimore County

  2. Over 300 participants included the entire 3rd, 4th, 5th grades, all faculty, administration, staff, parents, and community volunteers

  3. Indoor mural transformed the school cafeteria


project photos

Nature and Nurture

2010


  1. Partnership with The Dogwood Restaurant on the Avenue in Hampden Baltimore

  2. Indoor mural in multiple sections inside the restaurant and front and back entrances and lobbies

  3. Included volunteers from St. Ignatius Church, community artists and artist interns from Morgan State University, and Dogwood employees


additional photos of the murals:

http://www.aboutmybeaches.com/14532/the-dogwood-restaurant-sustainable-american-cuisine-hampden-baltimore-neighborhood-review-farm-to-table-community-conscious-eat-well-do-good-maryland/


  1. Read about the social mission and special training program for folks in transition:   http://www.dogwoodbaltimore.com/mission/

The Mercy Stories Project - Chapter 3

2010


  1. Part of an ongoing story project to explain and preserve the history and mission of a hospital that traces its roots back to 1874, when six Sisters of Mercy arrived from Dublin to take charge of a downtown dispensary for the indigent

  2. 12 pages of illuminated manuscript pages reflect the core values of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore as expressed by the Sisters of Mercy  

  3. Workshops included almost 100 Mercy employees and staff 


project photos


article:   http://www.mdmercy.com/hospitalservices/mediarelations/articles/090110_book.html

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