| Dear ASI Enthusiasts, Supporters and Volunteers, We challenge you to turn over a new leaf with fresh changes as Art Sphere Inc. transforms our logo, brochure and letterhead as we gear up for a season celebrating our Quindecennial. Like an oak tree that has gained maturity, we are looking forward to sharing our 15 years of accumulated acorn seeds of artistic knowledge to sprout new learning branches this year.Please consider helping ASI Share our Acorns to grow a new Forest of Potentialas we seek sources to help nurture our newest seedlings. If you work for or know of an organization that may be interested in becoming a contributing partner to support our ongoing efforts or to help match our Knight Arts Challenge grant (http://artsphere.org/who-we-are/knightartschallenge/), contact us for details on our exciting new corporate donor recognition materials and programs.Leave Your Calendar Open on Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6 from Noon-6 p.m as we invite you to attend our office art opening where we sell artwork by students and volunteers to support our cause at POST Open Studios (915 Spring Garden) with Kid-friendly magician (Captain Swirly). http://philaopenstudios.org/post/info/aboutIn the meantime, be like a log and roll down the page to see what ASI has been up to this summer. Here’s to changing colors, changing directions, changing lives!
Warm Autumn Wishes,
Creating Legacies Thru Art
We are asking all our constituents to help and there are many ways to do so… a monetary donation, sharing our organization’s work with friends and family, contacting us with suggestions, reaching out to the businesses you support as possible corporate sponsors, donating time to volunteer at our mural painting and art teaching sites, or helping us stay organized and focused with administrative tasks.
Thank you for Leaving your Mark on our organization and our city!
Sticking to Helping Others
Sneak a peak behind the scenes and at the sites as documented here:
More Fun this Fall!
You are invited to volunteer at our office or participate making art at our many sites .
Fishtown Rec Center Classroom Mural Painting with Stencils
Long time swimmer and her father helped ASI transform badly graffitied walls into summer oasis for youth and community
|Art Sphere Incorporated (ASI), located at the 915 Studios.
The 915 Studio Building, at the corner of Percy St. (near 9th St.) and Spring Garden St., contains about 100 studios on its five floors for a wide range of artists, including painters, photographers, jewelers, sculptors, weavers and graphic designers. Recent additions include artists who work in wax, metal and electronics.Both renowned and emerging Philadelphia artists – maintain their studios in the 75,000 square-foot building. Current artists in the building are listed on www.915studios.com
|Art Sphere Incorporated (ASI),brings the joy and power of artistic expression to under-served youth and communities throughout the Delaware Valley.A 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit founded by painter, print-maker and Philadelphia-area native Kristin Groenveld in 1998, Art Sphere works with communities to promote individual and civic empowerment through art education.Led by a core staff and sustained by a dedicated volunteer base ASI offers comprehensive educational and community building experiences, providing teachers, curricula and materials where they’re needed most.|