The (no name) Art Group participates in several projects, exhibitions and fundraisers annually that support local and international charities and raise awareness of significant world issues. If you have an idea for a creative project, please let us know! Check out our past projects:
2011 The Art Of Giving (2nd Annual Wine Fundraiser)
Good Art. Good Wine. Good Will. The (no name) Art Group 2nd annual wine exhibition featured wine labels designed by over 50 local artists. The bottles were available for a donation to Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger relief organization. Total funds raised over $6,500.
2011 Memory Portraits (Children’s Home, Boston)
The (no name) Artists creates portraits for 37 disadvantaged children living in a Children’s Home in Boston. The project is based off of Ben Schumaker’s “The Memory Project”, a unique initiative in which artists create portraits for those living in challenging situations around the world. In order to respect the privacy of the children, it is requested that both the foundation and the artwork are not available publicly.
2010 The Art Of Giving (1st Annual Wine Fundraiser)
In a merging of good wine and good will, (no name) Art Group featured wine labels designed by 34 local area artists. The bottles were available for a $25 donation to Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger relief organization.
2009 Artists Abroad
The (no name) Art Group initiated an international exchange program connecting 2 artists with the non-profit Lifestart Foundation in Vietnam. Artists made a meaningful contribution by sharing in the goals of the workshop and teaching new and unique arts/crafts to members. Artists worked side-by-side with the locals to gain insight into the culture, discover new perspectives about the world and themselves.
2008 Memory Portraits (Vietnam)
The (no name) Art Group creates portraits for 14 disabled women living in Vietnam. The project is based off of Ben Schumaker’s “The Memory Project”, a unique initiative in which artists create portraits for those living in challenging situations around the world. Funds were raised by selling the unique arts/crafts created by the women at Lifestart Foundation Workshop.
2007 Memory Portraits (Uganda)
The (no name) Ar Group creates portraits for the children of El-Shadai Foster Home The home offers shelter, compassion, counseling, and support to approximately 35 children, ages 2 years to 19 years living in Uganda. The project is based off of Ben Schumaker’s “The Memory Project”, a unique initiative in which artists create portraits for those living in challenging situations around the world. Over $4,000 in funds were raised by selling unique batiks and woven reed baskets handmade by the children.
2006 Curries For A Cause (Dharmsala, India)
Curries For A Cause, is a collection of traditional Indian recipes written by local women from Dharamsala, India. These women share our passion for encouraging the younger Indian female generations to develop a strong self-image and form positive attitudes and values essential to building an equal ground in their local and global community. The recipe book was designed by Sherry Berger and a fundraiser was organized by the (no name) Art Group to support the cause. Over $2,000 in funds were raised for educational scholarships.
2005 Art Auction
The (no name) Art Group supports children in the local Philadelphia area by fundraising for First Artists. First Artists is a national nonprofit organization that inspires creative expression by providing art supplies to children from low-income families. Over 30 artists contributed artwork towards a silent auction. Over $1,000 in funds were raised for the foundation.
2004 Light A Candle
Inspired by the Chinese proverb “It is better to light a candle then to curse the darkness”, each (no name) Artist created an original piece of art which was reproduced onto glass candle votives. The original artwork was exhibited and the candle votives were available for a $5 donation to selected charities.
2004 Peace Cards
The Peace Card project included 25 artists, each creating their own interpretation of the word “peace”. The original artwork was exhibited and sets of printed notecards/envelopes were available for a $25 donation to Cross Cultural Solutions, a non-profit organization that offers international volunteer programs around the world. Over $1,000 in funds were raised for the foundation.
2003 Once Upon A Time (Bookmark Project)
The Bookmark project included 29 artists, each creating a bookmark inspired by their favorite children’s story/nursery rhyme. The original artwork was exhibited and printed bookmarks were available for a $3 donation to First Book, a non-profit children’s literacy program. Over $5,000 in funds were raised for the foundation.