Tag: Homelessness

Activist creates art to help end homelessness

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A local activist's artwork calling out the city of Tallahassee's actions towards homelessness has been removed and now the artist says she wants to see more done to solve the root of the problem.Nik Rye led construction and design for this makeshift bus shelter after a homeless man who frequently slept where it stood was found dead. This, shortly after ...

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New exhibit showcases work from artists impacted by homelessness

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - A unique art exhibit is being held at the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana.The exhibit is called the “Artistry Unhoused” and it showcases artwork from people that are homeless, formerly homeless and living in shelters. More than 50 pieces are inside the exhibit.Aurora Evansville helped get those who did not have the materials to get what they needed to make ...

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How a Chicago Artist is Bringing Attention to Homelessness | Chicago News

“All the pieces of sea glass I find are survivors,” Chicago artist Zac Lowing said. “They’re the toughest little bits left.” For Lowing, the hours spent scouring the beach for sea glass are about more than the sculptures he makes. It’s through this creative platform that he hopes to bring attention to the homeless community.  “I kinda like that idea because I’ve been homeless ...

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