Badasses Only

Art is courageous

Heart is gritty

Commission A Badass
Scroll Down

Graffiti heart gets a home of our own

check out our new space

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.

More About Us

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.

Donate Now

Sponsor spotlight

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!

see all sponsors

Graffiti Jargon



\ 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.



\ 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.



\ 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’.

Our Instagram

@blekleratoriginal 🐀 COMING THIS AUGUST!!!!
#savethedate Aug 11-13

@graffitiheartmuseum in the #cle @thisiscle @riskrock @beaustanton @monster_steve @clevelandmagazine @stclairsuperior @cleguardians @cityofcleveland @cleward10

@wrdsmth in #cleveland at @johnnysbar #wrdsmth #howdoilovetheetour #howdoilovethee @alexgerbasi @cleo60 @vwestover @terraw5 @lindsayamos @lnpellot ...

Early morning radio conversation on @95.9wovu WOVU about the We Wear the Mask movement and public art mural.

The importance of community in art.

Diversity. Equity. Inclusion.

Danielle Price of UH and Felicia Brooks-Williams of RTA. Hosted by Jae Williams.

#racialequity #publicart #streetart #diversityandinclusion #community

Excited to host Blek Le Rat in #cleveland this summer with Graffiti HeArt and 2:32AM Projects #bleklerat22
British graffiti artist Banksy and Blek have expressed mutual desire for collaboration; in 2011, Blek was seen adding to a mural begun the previous year by Banksy in the Mission District, San Francisco.[8] Blek's work is hugely influential to the present generation of street artists, as alluded to by Banksy, stating: "Every time I think I've painted something slightly original, I find out that Blek Le Rat has done it as well. Only twenty years earlier".

Tickets to the 46th Cleveland International Film Festival are now on sale! More than 300 films are part of this year’s lineup, including The Art of Rebellion: Graffiti HeArt discount code HEART to receive $1 off the purchase of a ticket. Show your support and purchase your tickets today! #ciff46 ...

We are proud to share that Graffiti HeArt is a Community Partner for the 46th Cleveland International Film Festival Check out the full list of films, including The Art of Rebellion, available at #CIFF46 at Playhouse Square March 30 – April 9, 2022. #CIFF46 #CIFF46Streams ...

see our feed

Give us a shout!

Are you looking to be part of the crew? Looking to donate? Become a sponsor and be part of changing lives! Join the movement and help our youth achieve a Graffiti HeArt scholarship to the CIA Pre-College Program. Sponsor a youth scholarship, fund a wall, help revitalize a community, and contribute towards inspiring educational programs at the new Graffiti HeArt gallery! Help inject some culture and color in the community with Graffiti HeArt! Fill out the form below and we’ll get right back to you! #Art #Walls #Education…Serving our Mission Everywhere!

Sign up for our email newsletter: