Project: Make Someone's Day
Grant/Date: 2018 Globe Grant Recipient, Findlay Market
Featured in: Citybeat
Bio: Bethany Pelle (b. Cincinnati, OH) is an artist living in Newport, KY. She earned an MFA from Tyler School of Art, and has previously served as faculty at Pratt Institute, the 92Y and NKU. Her work promotes art as a tool for self-reflection, critical thinking, and community-building. An ardent supporter of greater inclusivity, equity, and social justice, Bethany believes that a future of wellbeing for us all can be built through compassionate communities..
Project: Make Someone’s Day gathers the overlapping and intersecting communities in OTR in collaborative gestures of kindness. Visitors nominate locals deserving recognition or kindness to receive handmade ceramic flower arrangements. Visitors are invited to get their hands dirty by helping to create the clay flowers in a community workshop.
This project is in progress. Check back for updates.