Painting Our World
Over the years our community engagement has happened in different forms but we have had the greatest success with community led mural projects.
Pinto Community Centre (2020)
EAST YARD's artists were once again recruited by the Sunbeam Foundation to this time work alongside the Pinto community members to adorn the walls of the Pinto Community Centre at the opening of their Pinto Community Garden project.
In photo: Visual Artist and Graphic Designer - Dominic Thomas
Malabar Community Garden (2020)
EAST YARD's artists were contracted by the Sunbeam Foundation to work alongside the children of the Malabar R.C. School and community members to adorn the grow boxes at the opening of their Malabar Community Garden project.
In photo: Visual Artist - Gary Martin
Maloney Government Primary School (2019)
A culmination of a project by our parent organization CFAFF/FOR COMMON GOOD, EAST YARD's team of artists worked with the students of the Maloney Government Primary School to create a wall of peace. This mural was commissioned by the Quays Foundation. We also wish to thank R.E.A.C.H. Foundation for Social Development for their support.
Dahlia Crescent Play Park, La Horquetta (2019)
As part of their finals project, a group of University of Trinidad and Tobago masters degree students decided to beautify the under-utilized play park at Dahlia Crescent, La Horquetta. They recruited EAST YARD's artists to come in and work their magic.
Untitled by Visual Artists - Shay and Jessica Resall
Clayton Ince Football Field, Maloney (2018)
Upon the invitation of the residents of Maloney Gardens, EAST YARD brought together a team of artists to create murals with uplifting messages of togetherness.
In photo: Visual Artist - Sheldon Warner
Arima Velodrome (2018)
As part of the third annual Caribbean Fashion & Arts Feature Festival and with the support of the Arima Borough Corporation and Classic Laundry; EAST YARD rallied at least a dozen artists to adorn the Arima Velodrome walls with murals.
In photo: 'Love Over Everything' by Visual Artist - Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné