IPaintMyMind Board Member and multidisciplinary artist, Sam Kirk has created an exclusive t-shirt in collaboration with Evan La Ruffa of IPaintMyMind.
The idea was centered around finding a phrase that said it plain and that said it clearly. Then we came up with the idea of Sam’s awesome figurative work existing inside IPaintMyMind’s headline font, Noir Pro Bold and we landed on a keeper.
The result is a detailed yet bold design that represents our shared values. The t-shirt is only available here and 50% of proceeds will benefit Affinity Community Services on Chicago’s South Side and 50% will benefit IPaintMyMind.
Sales end December 4th and all orders will arrive in time for Christmas Day!
Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ+ community with a particular focus on Black women. Their priorities are in supporting education, health, wellness and safety, as well as advocacy, organizing and civic engagement. They envision a society where being your authentic self is not a liability and differences are fully embraced, and they value community, recovery, healthy shared leadership, accountability, knowledge, safe spaces, critical justice and reciprocal relationships. Their priorities are in supporting education, health, wellness and safety, as well as advocacy, organizing and civic engagement.
Learn More at affinity95.org.
Our support of Affinity is in accordance with our Black Lives Matter commitment and statement published in April 2020, for which IPMM will release a detailed overview of our ongoing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work, to further formalize our commitment to an equitable & creative future in Chicago and beyond.
Art by Sam Kirk with Creative Direction by Evan La Ruffa.
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