Art as Philanthropy

By |August 1st, 2017|

Art empowers the poor to use their own creativity and skills within the developing world. Art also gives these artists purpose and human dignity as they reach deep within their souls to express cultural, political, economic and spiritual realities of their world. Art also acts as an economic leverage pulling many out of extreme poverty. There are so many stories of now famous philanthropic artists, who once lived on the streets of New York City painting on anything they could find. For these few, they have now made it big time and often give back recalling their younger years [...]