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AMBER Artist(s): Willis "Nomo" Humphrey & Kier Johnston

Recent Amber Art & Design work created as part of president Obama's 'My Brothers Keeper' initiative—working with E.M.O.C. (Engaging Men of Color) and DBHMS (Department of Behavioral Health & Mental Science). The Restorative Justice program, EMOC will use public art to engage African-American, Asian and Latino men, in conversations about mental health issues, beginning Spring 2016. Related Link

Our Recent News, Work & Press:

PLATES painted and CREATED @ THE VILLAGE TABLE, A SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM recently PERFORMED AND DESIGNED BY AMBER art.

The Village of Arts and Humanities, Partner
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Above: 'Staircases and Mountaintops' the mural by Amber Artist, Will Humphrey, shown in-progress before it's grand reveal in Fall 2014.


Above: 'Staircases and Mountaintops' the mural by Amber Artist, Will Humphrey, shown in-progress before it's grand reveal in Fall 2014.

“When an individual helps to create a community center, or any local or public area—they’re investing in the future of it—being a factor in the community. They’re the reason it got better...”

-Will Humphrey, Amber Artist

"...an honor and a blessing."  Roots co-founder, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter

"...an honor and a blessing." 
Roots co-founder, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter

AA FEATURED IN SPIN MAGAZINE 
'The Roots Officially Have Their Own Philadelphia Mural Now'

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DR. SHAWN WHITEA TRIBUTE.
LOCAL LANDMARKS & HISTORY
PHILADELPHIA MURAL ARTS 

The Village of Arts and Humanities, Partner
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CORNER STORE—TAKE OUT STORIES
ART + EXHIBITION

Asian Arts Initiative, Partner
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Above: 'Keir Johnston and Charles Barbin from Amber Art & Design with sustainable designer, Johnny @ Philly Earth community garden, Philadelphia


Above: 'Keir Johnston and Charles Barbin from Amber Art & Design with sustainable designer, Johnny @ Philly Earth community garden, Philadelphia


PHILADELPHIA LEGENDS
THE ROOTS + 
LANDMARK MURAL DEDICATION

Philadelphia Mural Arts, Partner
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NOTEBOARD

Here's where we frequently update and share a few team photos, stories, news, and archived moments from our team.

PHILLY MAYOR, 'NUTTER' sHARES A smile WITH US on dedication day. PUBLIC ART


PHILLY MAYOR, 'NUTTER' sHARES
A smile WITH US on dedication day.
PUBLIC ART

A few members of the Amber Art & Design in the studio, where the Roots mural is taking shape. Pictured are (from left) Charles Barbin, Ernel Martinez, Keir Johnston and Willis "Nomo" Humphrey. (Photo: J.R. Blackwell)


A few members of the Amber Art & Design in the studio, where the Roots mural is taking shape. Pictured are (from left) Charles Barbin, Ernel Martinez, Keir Johnston and Willis "Nomo" Humphrey. (Photo: J.R. Blackwell)

ARCHIVE. PAINTING. CHARLES BARBIN. ART + EXHIBITION


ARCHIVE. PAINTING.
CHARLES BARBIN.
ART + EXHIBITION

Philadelphia Mural Arts, Partner
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