Meet Urban ArtWorks

This Seattle nonprofit adorns neighborhoods with vibrant murals and prepares at-risk youth for the future through work skills, motivation, and a sense of accomplishment.

Paying it forward

Angelina went from spray-painting graffiti at age 14 to a thriving career as a muralist. Today, she helps shape the next generation through art.

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Painting a brighter future

Brian learned to believe in himself to navigate the ups and downs of being an artist. Now a mentor to at-risk youth, he teaches teens how to work through challenges and build self-confidence.

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Community support

Youth empowerment at Urban ArtWorks

Helping everyone succeed

“We partnered with Microsoft Store to update all of our computers … and the best part is that we had help setting it all up.”—Kathleen Warren, Director, Urban ArtWorks

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Favorite creative tools

Positive self-expression

Creating a mosaic

Public art created by youth transforms communities

Art by Urban ArtWorks
Murals by Urban ArtWorks

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