Foster Pride was featured on NBC-TV’s Weekend Today in New York. Our young artists talked on camera about their paintings at the Duggal Gallery.
Foster Pride received a letter of commendation for our work with the city’s foster youth from the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York.
Art Critic Deborah Gimelson called the work of our young Foster Pride artists better than what she’d seen at the Venice Biennale!
InStyle magazine praised the HandMade program.
LHJ admired the wonderful HandMade scarves and hats made by teens “who just happen to be in foster care.”
The Flat Iron News, a glossy design magazine, commissioned Foster Pride to design a three-dimensional Christmas scene which they featured on their December cover
A mural by Foster Pride students was awarded second prize in the “small hands/BIG ART” competition sponsored by Christoff:Finio Architecture
A twelve-year-old Foster Pride student was one of fifteen finalists in the city-wide “Tribute to Nelson Mandela in Celebration of Black History Month” competition. His work was exhibited at Rockefeller Center and honored in a reception hosted by Russell Simmons and covered in the press.
A Foster Pride teen mentoring student won a cash award in the “Awards for Youth in Foster Care” essay contest sponsored by the Child Welfare Fund.
Three Foster Pride teen mentoring students have been honored for their achievements as “Urban Heroes” by the Catalog for Giving.
Long Island University students made a documentary short about Foster Pride which was featured on public television.
Foster Pride programs have been featured in half hour segments on Radio Disney and JACK-FM.