Share
  • Google Plus
blog

Updates

Haiti Optimiste 2015: A Celebration of Haitian culture in NYC

On February 26th, we invited friends to celebrate Haiti’s unique beauty and culture at  Haiti Optimiste, held annually at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in NYC! Hosted by David Belle and Marc Baptiste, the event opened with a fantastic performance by Paul Beaubrun. Paul played his hit single “Ayizan,”
Read More…

apj winter interns new york city

Call for Interns: Winter 2015

Ready to make a difference? Our New York City office seeks talented, ambitious, and passionate interns for Winter 2015! Help us grow our teams and further our programs in Haiti in education, healthcare, and dignity through the arts. Interning at Artists for Peace and Justice is an excellent opportunity to do
Read More…

WW1B5091-580x386

Meet the Team: Sonal Gadre-Shintre

Born in Mumbai, Sonal Gadre-Shintre is our Graphic Designer at Artists for Peace and Justice. With over 7 years of experience in the creative field, Sonal has a strong track record of managing successful branding and advertising campaigns. She also has a strong track record of packing the most exquisite
Read More…

IMG_9548-580x580

APJ Welcomes Peter Tunney to Haiti

New York City-based pop artist and APJ advisory board member, Peter Tunney, is the epitome of optimism, creativity, and adventure. Using his art to overpower apathy, Peter Tunney creates inspiring large-scale collages using the messages he lives by: “THE TIME IS ALWAYS NOW”, “DON’T PANIC”, and our personal favorite, “GRATTITUDE”. Peter Tunney’s work
Read More…

14987089783_cdb165b413_o-580x386

Fierce Creativity at Pace Gallery

Amazing week at Pace Gallery! Artists for Peace and Justice gathered close friends from the art world and Hollywood to open the second edition of FIERCE CREATIVITY, a four-day selling exhibition featuring work from 45+ leading contemporary artists who are committed to extraordinary impact. Curated by Chuck Close and Jessica Craig-Martin,
Read More…

Jackie Saccoccio Portrait Electric Fierce Creativity

Fierce Creativity: 8 Major Highlights

We’re thrilled so many talented friends are joining us in New York City next week to celebrate FIERCE CREATIVITY, running October 22-25, 2014 at Pace Gallery. “The spirit of Artists for Peace and Justice is more alive than ever, APJ began in my living room years ago with a different group of
Read More…

Fierce Creativity Curators

Fierce Creativity: Meet the Curators

45+ top contemporary artists. Four days. Extraordinary impact. Opening October 22, 2014 at Pace Gallery, FIERCE CREATIVITY is a selling exhibition benefitting Artists for Peace and Justice.  We are blown away by the enormous talent and artistic vision of our curators and 49 participating artists and their commitment to education
Read More…

fierce creativity 2014

Announcing Fierce Creativity 2014

Presented by Bovet 1822 and Vhernier, FIERCE CREATIVITY is a selling exhibition featuring work from over 45 leading contemporary artists who are committed to extraordinary impact. Curated by Artists for Peace and Justice Advisory Board members, Chuck Close and Jessica Craig-Martin, each piece of artwork in the collection is poised to
Read More…

fall interns 2014

Meet the Team: APJ Fall 2014 Interns

There are so many interesting, talented people who come from all over the globe and through our doors here at Artists for Peace and Justice. Their adventures, diverse perspectives, and commitment to social good make up an integral part of our work bringing access to education and healthcare to the children
Read More…

Hats off, Hamptons!

Thanks to our amazing host and friend Donna Karan and everyone at Urban Zen Foundation, we raised funds to cover one hundred and twenty-five scholarships for this school year at this weekend’s Haiti in the Hamptons Summer Carnival. The event was a huge success – forgoing a traditional ask, we sold
Read More…