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How to Own Artwork by the Murals in the Market Artists + the 2017 Our Issue Mural T-Shirt

Now that Murals in the Market (MITM) has started did you know that you can also purchase beautiful artwork and some pretty cool merch created by the MITM artists?

If you check out the official MITM website, you will find a variety of art by the artists and other merchandise you can purchase. From art prints by New York-based artist Kevin Lyons to photographs by Brooklyn-based photographer Ricky Powell, there are many beautiful types of art you can bring home with you. MITM is even featuring skate decks with original art.

New York-based artist Kevin Lyons’ artwork is available on the MITM site. (Photo credit: Kevin Lyons / 1xRUN / Murals in the Market)
I love this piece by Brooklyn-based photographer Ricky Powell! It’s available on the MITM website. (Photo credit: Ricky Powell / 1xRUN / Murals in the Market
“Good & Dirty” Hand-painted skate decks by Florida-based artist Bask is available for purchase on the official MITM website. (Photo credit: Bask / 1xRUN / Murals in the Market

Check the MITM Website for Artwork Updates

Keep checking the website for updates on artwork because some of the art sells out and new artwork is also featured on specific dates. For instance, I checked the site this morning and four art pieces by Shark Toof (LA-based artist) is already sold out.

While according to the MITM shop page, new art by Detroit-based artist Sydney James drops on Saturday, 9/15. The piece is entitled “Humble Beginning” and is priced at $75.

MITM is offering a special discount of $10 off when you use the code MARKET18. You can get all of the details here.

“Humble Beginning” by Sydney G. James will be available for purchase soon! (Photo credit: Sydney G. James / 1xRUN / Murals in the Market

Special Edition 2017 Our Issue Mural T-shirt by Sydney G. James and AskewOne

Yesterday it was announced former Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy and his wife Desire Vincent Levy along with Detroit Hustles Harder partnered together for the third edition of the cause-related t-shirt line, Our Issue.

The special edition t-shirt is a 2017 Our Issue Mural by Sydney G. James and AskewOne. All proceeds from the shirts will benefit Enough SAID, Wayne County SAFE, and the SASHA Center to support the ongoing effort of investigating the backlog of rape kits in Detroit.

DeAndre Levy in front of Our Issue Mural (PRNewsfoto/Our Issue)

The money raised will also help provide direct services and care to rape survivors. All of the proceeds will be matched up to $25,000.

On Our Issue supporting this great cause, DeAndre Levy said:

Our Issue is dedicated to the multitude of women I know and love, and the ones that I don’t know that have the unfortunate experience of sexual violence,” said DeAndre. “As men, and as a society, we owe them more and need to take ownership of the role we play in supporting the culture that makes excuses for rape, harassment, and all forms of violence against women and girls.”

“As a survivor myself, I am thankful to and for the brave Detroit leaders like the SASHA Center, Wayne County SAFE, and Enough SAID that commit their time, energy, and resources to providing services for victims, advocate for policy, and affirm the voices and experiences of survivors every day,” said Desire. “They are heroes amongst us.”

If you’d like to purchase the 2017 Our Issue Mural t-shirt, you can get it here for $45. There are 3 different shirt styles available. 

To make a donation to Our Issue, click here for more information.

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