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      3 Ways to Use Art in Your Everyday Life

      Austin Texas Street Art

      Austin Texas Street Art

      When it comes to art, the true definition of this can actually depend on who you take the time to ask. For instance, it can include painting, drawing, making music, and so much more. As a result, this mans that you more than likely are already exposing yourself to so many different forms...

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      Three Ways in Which Art Can Benefit Mental Health

      The Arts & Homelessness

      The Arts & Homelessness

      When it comes to the subject of art, this is something that can be extremely beneficial to not only your general health, but also to your mental well-being as well. In fact, just taking the time to visit your local art museum, as well as even taking a simple art class, is the best reason...

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      2020 AFTS Year in Review

      2020 AFTS Year in Review
      Did we have a plan to for 2020, YES! Did we have to take a hard right hand turn, YES!

      Art From The Streets is thrilled to say with the help of our amazing board and volunteers we were able to steer towards a positive, creative and supportive year for the artists in our program as well as many experiencing homelessness and at-risk in Austin, Texas. 

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      PART II - Art Kits: Impacting Austin Homeless & At-Risk One Paint Brush At A Time

      Art That Matters
      Within days of the first round of Art Kits being mailed to our artists, we received many positive reports. The response was so outstanding, after two months of creation - our artists turned in their sketchbooks to be auctioned off at our August “Summer of AFTS” online art show. Here are some of the pieces created:

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      Finding Strength in A Community: Interview with AFTS Artist

      Community Art

      Crystal has been coming to AFTS Open Studio for more than 5 years and tries to attend once a week “so that I feel like I’m doing something - life’s not just passing me by. I have something to look forward to.

      “Life can draw you away from your real talent, and AFTS helped me rediscover an old talent. [AFTS] gave me the opportunity to rekindle that talent.”

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