Graffiti Camp For Girls Mural Unveiling and Fundraiser

by admin on August 1, 2017

August 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Temescal Studios
4201 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609

Join us! Graffiti Camp Reception & Fundraiser @ Temescal Studio on Aug 4th, 2017 

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Join us to celebrate the creation youth mural at Temescal Studios the First Friday in Aug 4th, 2017. This community event will feature the mural made by Graffiti Camp for Girls. This fundraiser will benefit the work of Graffiti Camp for Girls. Come buy a gourmet cupcakes, join us for a glass of wine, and draw at our interactive graft and art table in North Oakland’s Temescal Studios– just one block from McArthur Bart Station.

The mission  of Girl Mobb’s Graffiti Camp for Girls is to develop the talents and create opportunities for young women creating public art. Prolific local artist Nina Wright leads the class and brings rotating influential female muralists, street artists and graff writers to collaborate as creative teachers to address the dearth of female perspectives in the current community. Teaching and modeling successful public work for young women Graffiti Camp for Girls gives young girls a creative opportunity to enhance their public art skills.

On our 42nd street wall at Temescal Studios young women between the ages of 12 – 16 will learn the ropes of public art with Nina aka Girl Mobb. Nina provides creative counsel, image planning, an understanding of tools and application, necessary information on seeking permission and ensuring safety, and encouragement for our young apprentices to think big, while empowering the emerging artists with what they will need to know about creating a work of public art on their own.

Director of Camp and Lead Instructor: GIRL MOBB
Girl Mobb, also known as Nina, is an established Oakland local artist, known for her pink ski mask motif. She consistently curates shows and mural productions with other female artists. Burning cop cars, grim reapers, fem iconography, fem subjects, and bay area specific subjects are used as consistent symbols in herwork. With the help of Deirdre O’Shea, Girl Mobb created this class to empower female youth art projects and hopefully make this whole gender gap thing a bit smaller.

About our current artist volunteer:
Danielle O’Malley is an emerging artist and muralist based out of Oakland, CA. Influenced by folklore, 90’s cartoons, femininity and the occult, her work weaves sugarcoated cutesy kitsch with the odd and macabre to create a world that is equally inviting and perturbed. She’s exhibited and painted murals internationally from Berlin to Tijuana. She currently runs an online shop out of her home, called Filth Cakes, where she sells screen prints, fine art, and various designs.