Tagboard & spray paint
22" x 28"
ARTIST STATEMENT - MILWAUKEE ARTISTS FOR RACIAL JUSTICE
Milwaukee Artists For Racial Justice is a platform where visual art and storytelling meet in support of the fight to end police brutality, gun violence, and district attorneys selective prosecution in these cases. 100% of donations collected from art are distributed to fight for Racial Justice across the city of Milwaukee.
The team includes Visionary Co-Founder/Organizer Robert Agnew Jr., Strategist Diana Schmidt, Artist/Educator Christina Dressing, Artist/Educator Eric Karl Lewis, Strategist Joseph Dallas Westerfield started Milwaukee Artists for Racial Justice summer 2020 and serves Milwaukee as a funding conduit for the progression of racial justice initiatives & organizations. We raise these funds by selling visual artwork such as protest signs, stencils, stickers, and t-shirts. We raised over $7,000 in funds in summer 2020 and and a total of $4,000 towards the legal defense funds of the families of Joel Acevedo, Jay Anderson, Alvin Cole, and Antonio Gonzales family. We have met with all of these local families and received their blessing to #cardboardlovepaint.
The displayed artwork of Breonna Taylor, Elijah Mcclain, Justic3 was created by co-founder Artist/Educator Christina Dressing.