Goldman Global Arts and When We All Vote Partner with 13 Diverse Artists to Create Digital Art Campaign Throughout U.S. in Anticipation of 2020 Election
Digital Art Campaign to be Showcased at Arenas and Stadiums Around the County Encouraging Voter Awareness
Miami, FL (October 5, 2020) – Goldman Global Arts announces a partnership with When We All Vote to creatively amplify the message of voting through art with 13 digital murals across the United States launching Monday, October 5, 2020. Goldman Global Arts, the creative agency that curates Wynwood Walls in Miami, Florida and the Houston Bowery Wall in New York City has been commissioned by Michelle Obama’s nonpartisan voting organization, When We All Vote, to produce an artistic program of original works of U.S. artists using a digital platform to spread the message and inspire participation.
A group of world-renowned diverse artists have been selected to create digital murals that will be showcased at arenas and stadiums throughout the country and in Times Square including Aliyah Sidqe, Beau Stanton, Buff Monster, David Flores, Greg Mike, Hueman, Kayla Mahaffey, Kai, Mojo, Peter Tunney, Reggie “RAL86” Le Flore, Shepard Fairey, and Queen Andrea. Locations include Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks United Center, Portland Trail Blazers Moda Center, Sacramento Kings Golden 1 Center, Los Angeles Football Club Banc of California Stadium, Miami Heat American Airlines Arena, Milwaukee Bucks Fiserv Forum, Washington Wizards Capital One Arena, Washington Nationals Nationals Park, Cleveland Cavaliers Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, San Francisco Giants Oracle Park, Oakland A’s Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, and Times Square in New York City.
“Art has the power to unite, it has the power to amplify messages of hope and encourage dialogue,” said Jessica Goldman Srebnick, founder of Goldman Global Arts. “Art has the power to create change. We are proud to work with When We All Vote to bring together 13 American artists to amplify the importance of every vote and broadcast that message on billboards across the country while also sharing these original works in a vibrant social media campaign. It is a project I am exceedingly proud of. No matter your party, we must do our part to protect democracy, we must all VOTE.”
“When We All Vote is committed to shifting the culture around voting by touching communities all across the country in new and innovative ways. The Arts has a unique ability to spotlight society’s most pressing issues and inspire people to take action. We are proud to partner with Goldman Global Arts and this talented diverse group of artists to help ensure eligible voters everywhere make their voices heard,” said Stephanie Young, Chief Officer of Communications, Culture and Media Partnerships.
The digital murals will all launch on Monday, October 5, 2020 featuring the city’s local artist and a rotating exhibit of each artist’s mural. The focus of the murals will revolve around the themes of civic engagement and voting including Election Day, Vote-By-Mail, Registration, and American History of Voting. Each artist was selected for their artistic talents, style and contributions to art around the world. Through art, the community is able to interpret each mural on their own and be encouraged to vote early, vote by mail or vote on Tuesday, November 3.
About Goldman Global Arts:
Goldman Global Arts is a Miami and New York-based creative collective founded by Jessica Goldman Srebnick and Peter Tunney. GGA strives to elevate the platform of street art and public art as an instrument of change. Commissioning artists to create works for projects such as the 2020 Super Bowl as well as projects across the United States in cities such as Miami, New York City, Boston, and Deep Ellum, Texas. For more information on GGA, visit www.goldmanglobalarts.com.
About When We All Vote:
When We All Vote is a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that brings together citizens, institutions, brands, and organizations to increase participation in every election. Launched by Michelle Obama, the organization is committed to closing the race and age voting gap and empowering all eligible voters to cast their ballot by harnessing grassroots energy, establishing strategic partnerships, and implementing digital organizing strategies, with the ultimate goal of changing the culture around voting.
Michelle Obama is joined in this effort by fellow Co-Chairs Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monáe, Chris Paul, Faith Hill, Selena Gomez, Liza Koshy, Megan Rapinoe, Shonda Rhimes, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington, and Rita Wilson.
In the lead up to the 2018 Midterm Elections, When We All Vote organized over 2,500 local voter registration events across the country, engaged 200 million Americans online about the significance of voting, and texted nearly four million voters the resources to register and get out to vote.
In 2020, When We All Vote is helping to lead in voter education, registration and volunteer engagement. In response to COVID-19, When We All Vote is leading the fight for fair and safe elections by supporting the expansion of access to vote-by-mail, early in-person voting and online voter registration so every American can make their voices heard on Election Day. For more information on When We All Vote, visit www.whenweallvote.org.
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