2019 EVENTS


 

Kids/AYA Exhibition at Shepard Mullin in Palo Alto - January/February 2019

Our wonderful supporters at Shepard Mullin in Palo Alto once again hosted an exhibiton of artwork to celebrate the young artists who create with us at Kids & Art Foundation.


Burlingame library exhibition - FEBRUARY 2019

We were so proud to exhibit some of the art pieces created by our Kids & Art young artists at our local Burlingame Library this February. Thank you for supporting our mission, Burlingame Public Library!


Kids at Burlingame library steamfest - 2.9.19

Kids & Art hosted an art workshop at the Burlingame Public Library’s STEAM fest. From 11 am-noon, two dozen children gathered around the table to learn about animals and ecosystems. Each participant sketched a drawing of his or her favorite creature, then used paint to add color and design. Finally, the children used tissue paper to add vines, seaweed and flowers to the frames, showing the animals in their true habitats. Several of the children chose to draw big cats like tigers and lions while others made whales and dolphins. One little girl made a snail with a curing shell, she decorated her frame to look like a dirt pile. Another child made a blue morpho butterfly surrounded by multi-colored blossoms. It was a busy and creative morning!


Classroom support in foster city - 2.11.19

As part of our critical care patient program, Kids & Art had the opportunity to host an art workshop in the classroom of a child with cancer. This kindergartener, we were told, loves dogs and art and her friends. So we created an art experience that would honor each of those things. After reading the book Go, Dog. Go!, the children were directed to draw a picture of their favorite poodle, pug or beagle. Next, they laid down a layer of bleeding tissue paper and water to give their drawing a colorful, cubist effect. When the pictures were dry, they were cut out and affixed to two large canvases. These gorgeous murals will hang in the classroom for the rest of the year.


KIDS And Art - beneficiary of care group event - 2.26.19

The CARE Group is an all-volunteer, zero profit, zero payroll, 501c3 non-profit organization connecting Construction, Architecture, Real Estate, and Engineering leaders, while dedicated to raising money for underprivileged youth in the Bay Area. On Tuesday, Feb 26th, they hosted a panel to discuss Between Two Cranes: Healthcare Developments, Hot Topics, & New Trends where Kids & Art were the beneficiary.


KIDS And Art Presenting at JCFS PAlo alto - 3.2.19

Thank you so much to the JCFS for inviting Kids & Art to participate in their night of volunteerism. More than 60 teens from around the South Bay gathered to help create art kits for our hospital outpatient workshops. What a great group of volunteers!


Kids/AYA Exhibition at SFWA in San Francisco - May/June 2019

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May-June: We could not be more grateful to our supporters at the San Francisco Womem Artists Gallery (SFWA). They have generously donated their "Youth Wall" to Kids & Art for the past few years to celebrate and showcase the creativity of our young artists. Thank you!


Palo Alto Fete Parade - 5.4.19

We were thrilled to celebrate Palo Alto’s 125th birthday at this year’s May Fete Parade on May 4, 2019. Participants cheerfully designed, decorated and assembled their own flying creations.


Philz Coffee Burlingame Exhibition - July/August 2019

We are so grateful for the support of our local Burlingame Philz Coffee for showcasing Kids & Art and our amazing artists.


Redwood city art on the square - 6.14.19

K&A had the opportunity to be a part of Redwood City’s Art on the Square again this summer to share about our work with the Redwood City community. We are so grateful to advisor Davina and her daughter Evie for representing K&A so proudly. Thank you!


Evening in the garden at home of Caitlin Brown - 6.20.19

On June 20th, K&A volunteer and supporter, Caitlin Brown, hosted a "Get to know Kids & Art Foundation Summer Party" at her house in San Francisco. We had a wonderful speaker, Chief Authenticator of TheRealReal, Graham Wetzbarger talking about "Supporting Authenticity", while our Founder, Purvi Shah, and Executive Director, Suzanne Yau, shared about the beginnings of K&A and the future of the organization.

It was a fantastic evening as Graham tested our knowledge of authentic luxury items in a fun game called Faux Real, and attendees engaged with K&A Board members to learn more about our work.


Jacob's Heart Kidrageous Super Fun Run - 8.18.19

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August 18, 2019 - Jacob's Heart Kidrageous Super Fun Run - This year’s event offered a race, face painting and yoga. There was a magician and a photo station and even a plant booth. Kids & Art provided several art activities and those superheroes definitely kept us busy. Volunteers helped the children make beaded charm bracelets, scratch art superhero puppets and blinged-up masks. We also had a painted tattoo station and stamp art. It was wonderful to see friends from different Kids & Art programs, and to meet new families as well.


 

Fashion funds the cure, palo alto - 8.24.19

We were honored this year to have the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation invite our K&A families to participate in their Fashion Funds the Cure event in Palo Alto. The young artists absolutely rocked the fashion on the runway. They also shared aspirations for careers they hope to explore someday, including a zoologist, artist, fashion designer and police officers. Our own “2018 Amaeyzing Spirit Artist” Patty Owyang walked alongside our young artist, Apu, to spread the message that “ART HEALS”.


Googleplex exhibition, Mountain view - September 2019

In honor of September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Google will exhibit artwork created by our “amaeyzing” young artists inside of Googleplex, their corporate headquarters in Mountain View. This exhibition will share the power of art and healing and celebrate all of the young heroes in the fight against cancer.


Exhibition and salon at cubberley, Palo Alto, with artist Sahba Shere - 9.29.19

We had an incredible workshop with artist Sahba Shere in August at her studio. This September, we will have an opportunity to exhibit the work of the young artists who created with Sahba at her workshop inside of Cubberley Artist Studios. Sahba will lead us in a conversation about art making and representatives from K&A will share about our work as an art-focused nonprofit. More details to come.


Youth Open Studios with ArtSpan - 10-12-19 & 10-13-19

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October 12th & 13th - We are honored to once again be a part of ArtSpan's Open Youth Studio at Hunter's Point. Please come join us in celebrating the art of our young artists, as well as partaking in the creativity of the many other artists exhibiting at Open Studios.


Kids & Art Networking Fundraiser - 10.24.19

We are hosting an event to bring together the fields of Technology, Research, and Treatment to discuss improving the quality of care for cancer. This is our annual fundraiser for 2019 and is being hosted by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. We hope you will join us.


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