what celebs are saying:

“I’m happy to support Art Start, a great organization that embraces creativity & art in a way that can change lives.”

ALEXANDER WANG

“Art Start’s approach makes the most effective use of the resources available – whether dollars or people power.”

PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON


“Art Start is giving children a voice and helping kids discover their dreams.”

OPRAH WINFREY

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“This project- I promise you- it works.  The young men and women of Art Start have really touched my heart…”

RUSSELL SIMMONS


“I have a lot of faith in these kids. Hopefully in 5 years there will be 25 Art Start programs in 25 other cities.”

BRUCE WILLIS

“The Art Start youth are a great inspiration for me, They have a friend in me for life.”

CHITA RIVERA