Mathare Art Camp 2019

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By Jason and LaVonne Dyer The ninth annual Mathare Art Camp was held in August and was a wonderful week of creativity and fun! This year all the classes were once again led by Kenyan Artist Mentors who not only … Continued

Pasadena Art Camp 2019

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Just wrapped up our third annual Art Camp in Pasadena, CA and it was an incredible week! Over 65 students in 1st – 9th grades discovered they are “created 2 create” and spent the week exploring their creative gifts and … Continued

Fashion Changing Lives in Kenya

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Fashion Designer: Yvonne Asunnah In 2017, we asked our Kenyan Artist Mentors and scholarship recipients to present proposals that would use their creativity to launch small businesses benefiting their communities. Inverted Arts would invest capital and operating funds with the goal … Continued

2019 Hope Art Exploration Recap

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This was the theme of our NINTH annual Art Exploration Program at Hope Academy and it was an amazing and fun four weeks of creativity being unleashed! Five Artist Mentors worked with ten high school interns in video, music, photography, visual art … Continued

Hope Academy Showcase

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Join us for our Arts Exploration Program Showcase! Over 100 Hope Academy middle school students and 10 high school intern assistants will be presenting their creative work in video, music, theater, photography, visual art, animation and creative writing! Tuesday, July … Continued

Photo Storytelling at Venture

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By Artist Mentor Bethel Gessesse This past spring, I had the privilege of teaching photography at Venture Academy, a public charter school serving students grades 6-11 in Minneapolis. Over the thirteen week course, I was blessed to connect with, teach, … Continued

Art-a-Whirl Open House 2019

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Friday, May 17th 5pm-9pmSaturday, May 18th noon-8pmSunday, May 19th noon-4pm Inverted Arts Studios 77 – 13th Ave NE Suite #207Minneapolis, MN 55413Free parking in lot west of buildingMAP Featured Artists: Brittany Moore, Bethel Gessesse, and Delphin Starr *Speed Painting performance … Continued

Yvonne Asunnah’s Story

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Enjoy this video about Fashion Designer Yvonne Asunnah; Artist Mentor for Inverted Arts, and founder of “Mathare Creative Creators Foundation” and “Yvonne Asunnah Kenya.”


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What an incredible night it was at the 2019 IA Fundraiser Extravaganza! Together we absolutely crushed our goal of $16,000, raising just over $23,000 for scholarships and our Kenyan Fashion Project! Thank you to everyone who had a part in … Continued

Filmmaking at Columbia Part 2

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By Artist Mentor J.D. O’Brien At Columbia Academy, the winter trimester for the Inverted Arts film class as part of their Encore after school program was a great success. We had 9 students that spent the trimester learning about two … Continued