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Mural Projects

Peace Sign Mosaic
Project with Chicago Mosaic School.

Chicago Mosaic School students and participants via the Chicago Puerto Rican Cultural Center are creating mosaic peace signs as part of an installation project for Humacao, Puerto Rico. 100 beautiful mosaic peace signs are being created for a mural in the town that was devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017. Residents from Humacao collected broken terra cotta roof tiles after the hurrricane and delivered them to the mosaic school in Chicago. 

Donated: $4,000.00

Mural Project: Humacao Grita​

Coqui Charities is pleased to announce their sponsorship of Humacao Grita, a project creating 30 wall murals in Humacao, an historic coastal city situated in the southeast of Puerto Rico.

Donated: $15,100.00

Directed by Stefan Langan, of Elegel Group, the Humacao Grita Mural Project was created to revitalize the local community after the eye of Hurricane Maria devastated this community. A selected group of artists representing multiple cultures and urban art styles are participating, featuring the theme of the project, “peace,” which will be reflected in much of their art. Humacao Grita will celebrate their mural artwork on November 11, 2018 in an outdoor gallery and festival to bring attention to the city, promote tourism, an instill community pride.

LAS50 Calle Loiza Project

Elegel Group and Coqui Charities are working on the next phase of community transformation murals under the LAS50 banner. LAS50 was modeled after NYC’s 100 Gates Program (100gates.nyc), adapting it first as a regional program in the Calle Loiza/Santurce neighborhood with plans to go national. LAS50 uses urban contemporary art primarily on rolling doors to bring interest to an area, incent clean up, restoration and illumination, and instill community pride. Coqui Charities is sponsoring this phase of the program by financing the production of 10 gates to be divided between Humacao and Calle Loiza. Artists and locations will be selected in the upcoming weeks.

For more go to: Las50.com

Donated: $10,600.00