we are excited to introduce our new catapult collection. each month we will feature a new artist and charity pairing, with 100% of proceeds from sales going to the selected charity. we will also publish an interview with, and promote the artist collaborator.
our first limited edition tote bag features artist kara smith. 100% of proceeds from the sale of this bag will be donated to orkestai farm.
orkestai is a non profit ecological farm exploring the relationships between ability, ecology, agriculture and art in oyster bay, new york. orkestai runs an educational farm apprenticeship for adults, including those with autism and other developmental disabilities.
kara smith is an artist and educator living and working in the berkshires. with a masters in art education she currently works for community access to the arts and manages cata direct, a crafts cooperative.
description: this tote features art titled friendly spaceships and is from a series of work called silent music. the artist began these paintings after discovering a collection of player piano music rolls. she has been experimenting with these rolls of silent music using stenciling to visually transcribe the music.