Give to the Max Day November 18th

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Inverted Arts helps students from under-valued communities discover what’s “RIGHT”  with them. As they unleash their creative voices, not only are their own lives changed, but so are their communities! You could say it this way; creativity is KEY to community … Continued

Two New Businesses in Kenya!

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We are SO excited to launch two new small business partnerships in Kenya, led by IA Artist Mentors and scholarship graduates Seth Luchemo (Top L) and Kevin Fraji (Top R) starting January 1st, 2022! These two talented young men have … Continued

CAGO Update from Liberia

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Watch this video update from James (Graphic Design), Joetta (Cosmetology) and Daniel (Barbering/Visual Arts); our talented small business partners at the “Creative Arts Group of Companies” (CAGO) at the Mission of Hope in Liberia.

Therapy Thursdays

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IA Resident Artist Mentor Terry Vincent is leading a cool new program at the IA studios called “Therapy Thursdays.” The sessions invite community members to come heal together through music, visual art, writing, poetry and yoga. Check out some pics … Continued

Venture Academy

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IA Creative Co-Director Raygen Samone leads students through film-making sessions at Venture Academy on the topic “How to Make a Short Film.” Check out the first week photos.

Friendship Academy

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Students are loving the “How to be Creative” sessions at Friendship Academy with IA Creative Co-Director Raygen Samone. Check out pics from weeks two and three.

iMAGE bEARERS

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iMAGE bEARERS is a program for 7th-12th Grade Black/Mixed Youth and Session 4 asks this question: “What Is Culture?” In the presence of their peers, youth will spend ten weeks together considering what is BLACK culture? Who says? What can become … Continued

Friendship Academy

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This fall, Raygen Samone is leading ten weeks of classes called “How to be Creative” for students at Friendship Academy in South Minneapolis. Here are some pics from the first week!

For Kids Like Us

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By Raygen Samone I’m so excited to share that Inverted Arts and I partnered with three Minneapolis youth to create this creative piece encouraging young ones going back to school to remember who they are, lean into family in good … Continued

Meet Our New Scholarship Recipients

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Eliza Nyemah – Liberia Eliza contracted malaria as a child which affected her ability to walk. She survived poverty and Civil war and was finally taken in by Sister Sponsa at the Mission of Hope. Eliza’s dream is to become … Continued