TEAM UP – Utica Proud

Congratulations to Team UP for proposing a campaign to lift spirits in the City of Utica. Let’s face it, Utica, NY has an image problem. For the last several years, the City has been making lists—and not usually the good kind. Gallop Poll: Utica declared  to be one of the 10 saddest cities Read more…

One World Garden

One World Garden (OWG) is a 1/2 acre sacred space being proposed in the heart of one of NY State’s most impoverished older industrial cities, Utica, NY. It offers contact with nature to a high percentage of individuals of lower socioeconomic status experiencing significant life stresses. Most importantly, it is Read more…

Momma Bear Be Aware! on Exhibit

PrattMWP Faculty Exhibition August 25 – October 4, 2020 The exhibition showcases the current faculty and their personal art practice outside of the classroom. The show provides the PrattMWP students and local community an opportunity to examine the varied approaches that these instructors take in creating their art. Free and Read more…

Solving Racism in Whitesboro, NY

The Village of Whitesboro has begun utilizing an updated design with some help from the {meetinghouse} creative collaborative. Kudos to Pratt student Marina Richmond for working directly with the village to finalize the seal!  We are looking forward to seeing the emblem applied throughout the village!  As a biracial artist it was important for me to Read more…

The Couch Utica

After Utica, New York was declared one of the top 10 saddest cities in the nation Communications Design students from PrattMWP intended to prove it wrong.  They implemented a plan to connect the community through conversations. The 48 hour blitz was comprised of screen printing 1,700 thank you cards that were distributed throughout the Read more…