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Illuminate the courageous service of essential workers during the COVID crisis, and put artists to work, with large-scale art.
Illuminate the courageous service of essential workers during the COVID crisis, and put artists to work, with large-scale art.
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DEAR FRONTLINE Honoring Essential Workers with Public Art

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    Go Big With Us

    Put artists to work and honor essential workers! We’ll keep you updated on the project and post your name on the Dear Frontline website.

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    Stick With The Workers!

    Get a sticker pack of a selection of Dear Frontline artist renderings - share the art love!
    Embellish your love letters to your favorite essential workers.

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    Sticker pack with selected artworks
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    "Black & Essential" Poster by Mer Young

    A total affirmation and commentary on the moment we are in, as black people and black workers are disproportionately affected by Covid-19 while the spotlight of police violence shines all the more. This image is among our first to be mounted as a large scale art installation. Now you can put it on your wall.

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    16x24 in. "Black & Essential" poster with artwork by Mer Young
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    Tote Your Thanks Around!

    Proclaim your honor for essential workers with a tote bag imprinted with Lisa Thalhammer's THANK YOU graphic artwork.

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    Art-printed tote bag
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    Wake up with Art!

    Get your morning started right - and reach out cosmically in solidarity with all the others preparing for their workday. Receive two (2) Diner-style coffee mugs printed with Dan Buller's "SOLIDARITY" artwork and Christian Rincon's "Gracias" for Dear Frontlines.

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    Art-printed diner-style coffee mug
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    Honor Breonna

    Celebrate the life of Breonna Taylor, a healthcare worker, and lift up the call for justice in her memory with a fine-art print by artist and visual poet Mer Young.
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    Gallery-quality 20x16 in. print
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    Shepard Fairey Wheat Paste Poster Kit

    Bring art to the streets! Or your front door or wherever you please! Get ready to practice your wheat pasting skills and share this iconic "Valor & Grace Nurse Print" by Shepard Fairey and In his words: "I'm inspired to glorify those who don't seek glory, but rather to serve humanity when it is most challenged."

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    3 copies of Shepard Fairey artwork as a 20x28 in. poster
    Wheat paste glue preparation instructions
    Dear Frontline branded brush

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    Cey Adams Art Spray Can

    Limited edition art spray cans, embellished with iconic artwork by Cey Adams.

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    Art spray can
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    Original Drawing - Worker of Your Choice

    You identify the essential worker you want to thank for their service. Send us photos. One of our artists will render a drawing of that worker on paper, an original. You can then have it in your collection or (better yet), present it to that essential worker as a gift. Its a win-win-win and a beautiful gesture for all.

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    Custom drawing on paper by Dear Frontline artist
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    Art For Justice Studio Tour

    Curious to get a glimpse into how artists are making their art and finding creative ways to engage during COVID? Get insights on how to do your own mural project in your community. This 2-hour online studio tour and workshop will be conducted by one of the Dear Frontline artists and customized to the interests of backers.

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    Help Make A Mural Day

    Come and get involved on the frontline of art making and installation! Join us for a day of painting a mural or making a wheat paste installation with the artists involved (social distanced, of course, and closest locations TBD).

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    20-Foot Capital Disruptor

    You are an appreciator of the arts and an advocate at heart for the essential workers we rely on every day. Your support will materialize a mural of Dear Frontline artwork in a high traffic area in a state capital or the nation's capital, worked out through an ideation process with you and led by Big Bowl of Ideas' Creative Director, Wyatt Closs.
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    20-foot mural in state capital or Washington, D.C.

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