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Dutch urban-artist

Meet urban-artist, Pee-Jay Czifra-Malawau

“Painting gives me a deep sense of satisfaction and purpose. It has been my path back to health; my life after cancer.” Building a life after cancer Dutch urban-artist Pee-Jay Czifra-Malawau has used his creativity to build a new life after a brave, and difficult fight with cancer. One of the most significant moments in… READ MORE

Mixed media on canvas

Meet expressionist Dutch artist, Janet Timmerije

“I have to create, and I have to paint. Painting is my life.” Meeting Janet Timmerije A two-hour train ride takes me to Eibergen, the Netherlands, where I am about to meet expressionist Dutch artist, Janet Timmerije. My second visit to this productive artist who gives workshops, does art history projects for kids, and who… READ MORE

Meet Charley Jones, artist and capoeirista

“My paintings are a reflection and expression of unification. It is not about trying to represent beauty. It is about looking beyond that.” Meeting Charley, artist and capoeirista It would have been an absolute pleasure to visit Charley in Colombia, where he currently resides. However, a tight schedule before Try it ART’s San Francisco exhibition… READ MORE

Meet visual abstract artist, Arngrim Larsen

“If my art touches your heart, I have found purpose in life.” — Arngrim Larsen A major power outage around Schiphol Airport threw a wrench in my visit with visual abstract artist, Arngrim Larsen in Gothenburg, Sweden. Unable to fly out, but thanks to technology, I was lucky enough to still meet this soft-spoken, articulate,… READ MORE

Try it ART’s co-founder in the news

Marketing ART from the Heart Once in a while, someone finds your story interesting enough to write a blog about. Jennifer Pittmann, Writer/Editor at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension wrote one about Try it ART’s co-founder (and UCSC Silicon Valley Extension alumna) Bouwien Luppes and her road to founding Try it ART. Hoping you’ll enjoy the… READ MORE

San Francisco, May 26-June 24, 2018

“Art on a Postcard” charity event

Artists inspire us Have you ever been inspired by an artwork? Touched emotionally, just by looking at art? Have you ever noticed how murals can uplift an entire neighborhood? Through their art, artists have the ability to inspire us. To gently encourage us to be more creative in our thinking and look at the world… READ MORE

May 26-June 24, 2018 in San Francisco

“A Taste of the World”

Art Exhibition Join us for our “Taste of the World” Art Exhibition, bringing you some of the best emerging artists from around the world. The exhibit will take you on a tour; showcasing original, contemporary paintings, paired with a sneak-peak into the lives of the creating artists. Combined with the “Art on a Postcard” charity… READ MORE