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ABOUT US

RISEUP FOR ARTS is a non-profit aimed at creating public art that is inclusive and accessible for anyone.


RiseUP for Arts has completed over 100 mural and placemaking projects since 2015 throughout Connecticut.  RiseUP works with 50+ local, professional artists, collaborates with 100's of partners, and hosts 1,000+ volunteers per year to help beautify our communities.

 
RiseUP for Arts, creates public art through public art consulting and curating, donations, grants, and community goodwill. RiseUP supports artists, cities, other nonprofits, companies, and local community members in making their public art projects come to life.  The organization helps create the vision and manages the entire process to beautify communities.

 
 

RISEUP FOR ARTS

Our mission is to empower communities to imagine new possibilities through public art and education. 

We consult with artists, cities, nonprofits, companies, real estate developers, schools, and local community members to make mural and placemaking projects come to life.  We help create the vision and manage the entire process to beautify communities through public art.

We create public art that is inclusive and accessible for anyone.

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COMMERCIAL MURALS

RiseUP for Arts can help turn a wall inside or outside your business into a focal point that turns heads and attracts customers. We listen to the client's vision and match the project with professional artists that can execute the artwork at the highest level. We support the design, permitting, execution, and marketing of the mural for your business.

COMMUNITY PUBLIC ART MURALS

RiseUP for Arts supports nonprofits, community groups, schools, cities, and towns to organize large-scale public art projects throughout their community. Public Art and murals are critical to bringing positivity to a neighborhood and they can change the way people perceive a particular community.

INDIVIDUAL COMMISSIONS

RiseUP for Arts artists are available for individual commission projects for you or your family. Our artists have a wide range of techniques and styles that can be customized to your project need.


Whether it is your daughter's bedroom that can be turned into a Princess Wonderland or having a pair of sneakers customized with an original design, we can make it happen.

 

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM

 
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RISEUP FOR ARTS PROGRAMS

Click on a program to learn more

 
 

PURCHASE ARTWORK BY
RISEUP ARTISTS

20% of your purchase goes back into creating more public art!

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CT PUBLIC ART MAP

Take a virtual tour of RiseUP's murals across Connecticut.

Tag @CTMurals on Instagram as you are posting those selfies on your mural tour!

 
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MORE THAN JUST MURALS

Beyond murals, we develop spaces, empower young adults and create works of art by talented Connecticut artists.

 

WORKS OF ART

We work with some of the highest quality local artists whom each bring a unique style and look to every project.

ABOUT RISEUP

We seek to make an impact in the community by giving youth a positive outlet to explore their passions.  We also provide youth mentoring to develop skills to help them succeed in life.

PLACEMAKING

With a focus on innovative design and creating a sense of place, placemaking projects contribute to the development of thriving communities.

MLK39: RACIAL EQUITY MURAL TOUR

CT Murals is partnering with 39 communities across Connecticut to create 39 murals for each year of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life.

Artistic Vision for Series: MLK was a man who brings light to darkness and represents a symbol for more equal and positive times ahead. While the work will always continue, these Martin Luther King Jr. murals are a reminder that the light is shining in 2021.

Learn More »

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CONNECT WITH RISEUP

Complete this form if you would like to connect with RiseUP.


  • If you are an ARTIST, please complete a registration form HERE

  • If you are requesting a consultation for your project, please complete form HERE

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