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Around Town : Creative Growth

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In the June issue of Living, we featured clothing and textile designer Erica Tanov as our Tastemaker (page 44).

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Erica introduced me to an unbelievable non profit based in Oakland, CA called Creative Growth. She attended an event there last year, sparking a collaboration with several of the artists on her freshly-launched line of home goods.  Many of the patterns for pillows, napkins and bedding in the collection pull from patterns drawn or painted by Creative Growth artists.

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Creative Growth is an art center which provides classes, workshops, gallery and studio space for adult artists with developmental, mental and physical disabilities. They have an exciting exhibition schedule and a program that pulls in renown visiting artists throughout the year. The work of the students is incredible, and the mission of the school inspiring: click here to look through portfolios of work.

Click here for more information and here to get involved!

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