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Inspiring health and art in the community

Provide Scholarships

Provide Scholarships

Education opens the door to opportunity. We support the dreams of student-artists and future shapers. We provide a platform for artists to teach others limitless street art techniques, safely.

Protect artists and their art

Protect artists and their art

Artists are so often exploited. We act as their guardians and advocates ensuring they are compensated fairly for their talents.

revitalize communities

revitalize communities

Our artists’ work shape and revitalize spaces and communities. Our art creates destinations. Where most see a gritty brick wall, we see a blank canvas.

broker and curate art

broker and curate art

We carefully select and act as an agent for our artists. Our art is raw, captivating and powerful. Our artists reveal new perspectives of beauty in all spaces.

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Show everyone your heart beats with courage

Show Everyone Your Graffiti HeArt

The only future WE should strive for, is a future to be excited about. What role are YOU playing to make it a reality? Well, if you are reading this, the answer is simple. you are the benefactor for creating beauty. you are the steward of the arts. You are supporting Graffiti HeArt. This is your chance to show aspiring artists that their dreams are worth pursuing. The real question is, will you?

Your donation will help fund art-related scholarships for the youth through our partners in education, Cleveland Institute of Art Pre-College Program, as well as urban projects aimed to revitalize our communities. Graffiti HeArt is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, charitable organization.

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Our sponsors pave the way for the creation of more colorful communities and empowering young aspiring artists in realizing their dreams, and building credible platforms for artists to promote their art! Graffiti HeArt is grateful for our many Corporate, Community, and Educational Sponsors that help us achieve our goals, to Inspire Health and Art in the Community! Be BADASS, be a Graffiti HeArt Sponsor and be a part of this movement!

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Graffiti Jargon

Baddass

Baddass

\ bad - ass \

Official Graffiti HeArt Artist, Volunteer, Student, or Donor. Even you can be a badass.

Fat cap

Fat cap

\ fat - kap \

A nozzle used for wide coverage; while practical for quickly applying fill colors, most are also useful for thick outlines as well as lettering. When used for lettering, most fat caps can produce a characteristic flare by increasing the distance between the can and the canvass mid-spray.

Hollows

Hollows

\ hol - lows \

Also referred to as “outlines” and “shells”. A hollow is a piece of graffiti that contains no fill.

Lock on

Lock on

\ lok - on \

A sculpture art in a public space, typically chained to public furniture with an old bike lock. The Lock On style is a “non destructive” form of underground art.

Stainer

Stainer

\ stane - r \

A marker used to tag with, generally with a 12 mm or 20 mm tip. In some countries such as Australia possession of these without a reason can result in an on the spot fine.

Urban art

Urban art

\ er - ban - art \

Legitimate art, usually in a graffiti style, in public places – also known as “street art’.

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History being made by #legends @blekleratoriginal and @taki183 8/12/2022 at @graffitiheartmuseum in Cleveland with @graffitiheart1 and @232amprojects #history #graffitiwriters #graffitistencil #bleklerat #blekleratoriginal #takı #taki183 #graffitiheart 🐀❤️‍🔥 ...

History made ~ @blekleratoriginal and @taki183 meet for the first time after paving the way in street art for the last 50 years #takı #taki183 #blek #bleklerat #blekleratoriginal Don’t miss the chance to meet them both at @graffitiheart1 @graffitiheartmuseum https://tinyurl.com/Blek-taki2022
8.11.2022 #history #historyfacts 🐀
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@blekleratoriginal Ballerina near
@blueagavehn in @thisiscle installed 8:11/2022. Thanks to @gatewaydistrictcle for always providing city canvases for public art 💯🐀 @gliddenpaints @fittechnologies @hiltoncleveland @borba2483
@clevelandstreetarttours @232amprojects
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Juggler by @blekleratoriginal near @red_thesteakhouse @thisiscle installed 8/11/2022. Thanks to @gatewaydistrictcle for always providing your canvases to bring the public museum to Cleveland💯 @streetartnews @clevelandstreetarttours
@gliddenpaints @fittechnologies @hiltoncleveland @borba2483 @232amprojects
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@blekleratoriginal @taki183 original signed prints at the @graffitiheart1 @graffitiheartmuseum Saturday August 13 💯🐀🐀 Tickets available at https://tinyurl.com/Blek-taki2022 @232amprojects @midtowncleinc @stclairsuperior @ppgpaints @gliddenpaints @fittechnologies @streetartnews @ ...

Friends from afar 🇫🇷 @blekleratoriginal in Cleveland putting up his pieces at @graffitiheart1 and @gatewaydistrictcle 🐀💯❤️‍🔥
@gliddenpaints @hiltoncleveland @fittechnologies @borba2483 @cleurbanwinery @platformbeerco @thisiscle @graffitiheartproductions @232amprojects
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@blekleratoriginal with @graffitiheart1 making history in @thisiscle with 6 pieces installed this week! Thanks to presenting sponsor @gliddenpaints @ppgpaints and sponsors @hiltoncleveland @fittechnologies @borba2483 Johansens, and also partners in crime @232amprojects 🐀🐀🐀🐀
Stay tuned to @taki183 arrival ! 💯❤️‍🔥 big event Saturday tickets on @eventbrite @cuyartsc @clevelandmagazine @wkyc3 @streetartnews @nbcnightlynews @news5cleveland @fox8newscleveland @tvnewslady @kickinitwithkenny @clevelandscene @freshwatercle @coolcleveland @graffitiheartproductions @graffitiheartmuseum
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Blek le Rat & TAKI 183 tickets available now at @graffitiheartproductions for the VIP event August 12th and the main event on Saturday, August 13th event - 🐀🐀🐀🐀
You won’t want to miss it at Graffiti HeArt🫶🏽
https://tinurl.com/Blek-taki2022
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