Artistic Passion & PurposeResident Partner
Image: Portrait of Artistic Passion & Purpose c/o Michael De'Von
Who We Are
Artistic Passion and Purpose (APP) is a nonprofit organization of Newark-based creatives whose goal is to encourage, embrace, and empower the community through sewing, hairstyling, skincare, voice, dance, fitness and self-expression.
APP is fiscally sponsored by Newark Arts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
What We Do
Artistic Passion and Purpose’s mission is to promote the development and career branding of inspiring artists. We plan to bridge age gaps and create open, loving, and effective dialogue that will help strengthen not just Express Newark/Rutgers University, but also the community and surrounding areas. We have open arms and are ready, willing and able to teach and be taught.
Here at Artist Passion and Purpose, we seek to encourage, embrace, and empower through courses/services in garment construction (sewing), hair styling (permit and license professionals), makeup artistry, interior design/staging, fashion photography, musical entertainment (vocal lessons, stage presence, confidence building techniques,etc.) and self-expression.
Our overall goal is to provide a service to Newark residents that isn’t currently available – or available at a low or discounted rate.
The Artistic Eye Magazine– This magazine highlights entrepreneurs, love stories, friendships, family, health(mental and physical), activists, etc. as well as showcase conceptual and non-conceptual fashions for all shapes and sizes. The Artistic Eye is a magazine whose issue is released bi-annually (January Spring-Summer/August Fall-Winter). Throughout the content build out process we will be training models, collaborating with hair stylist, makeup artist, wardrobe stylist, photographers, and creative directors in achieving the perfect artistic shot for print.
Where Can You Find Us
Instagram: @theartisticeyemagazine. @artisticpassionandpurpose