Starting in 2014, millions of migrants passed through Greece, coming from Turkey and heading to other parts of Europe. A couple years later, much of Europe closed its doors and tens of thousands of displaced peoples remain in Greece. Meanwhile, Greek unemployment is alarmingly high. Amongst the unemployed are a variety of talented artists whom we hope to employ. We've been offering free portraits to displaced peoples in the migrant and refugee communities and aim to employ local artists to continue the mission.
20% of Americans are not registered to vote and 40% of those registered choose not to vote in midterm elections. We travel to contested districts with under-represented voting populaces to draw people and help enfranchisement by facilitating voter registration.
The Incarcerated are America's most sizable population of under represented and unseen people. By providing free portraiture, we hope to show this populace and assist in the process of reform.