A Cause Worth Wearing is a collaboration with LB Living, the Arts Council for Long Beach, Long Beach Gives, local community based non-profits and visual artists from Long Beach
Featured Artist: Baked Papaya // Tatiana Velazquez
Tatiana Velazquez has always been on the quest for expression as a part of daily life. Experimenting with various mediums depending on the circumstances and space- from working small with inks and pastel, to large works spraying paint onto building walls.
The streets became a gallery starting in 2012 when Tatiana began wheat pasting her collages in downtown Los Angeles, that then led to her sharing art around Europe on various travels. She began to receive opportunities to paint a few murals in South Central LA, Amsterdam NE, and Long Beach, CA.
Tatiana took on the alter ego “Baked Papaya” for a fresher style of work with bold and unconventional color schemes, that got her chosen as one of the local artists for Pow Wow Long Beach 2018.
Featured Nonprofit: Latinos in Action
Latinos in Action California believes that everyone has a right to succeed and be recognized as a valuable member of society. We believe that marginalized communities in California, including the Latino community, should prosper.
Each month, for the next year, a local artist will be chosen from the Artist Registry of the Arts Council to design a t-shirt to benefit a local non-profit. The t-shirts will be exclusive and limited edition collector’s shirts designed with original artwork.
Proceeds from the sale of the shirts will go to support both the artist and the non-profit organization.
Join us in supporting members of our creative community and the local organizations that help our community everyday.
You’ve now found the staple t-shirt of your wardrobe. It’s made of a thicker, heavier cotton, but it’s still soft and comfy. And the double stitching on the neckline and sleeves add more durability to what is sure to be a favorite!
• 100% ring-spun cotton
• Sport Grey is 90% ring-spun cotton, 10% polyester
• Dark Heather is 65% polyester, 35% cotton
• 4.5 oz/y² (153 g/m²)
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
• Quarter-turned to avoid crease down the center