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Urban Forest Project San Francisco

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Inspiring the next generation!

IMG_3361The Urban Forest Project will plant 100 street banners by students, artists and designers in downtown San Francisco. Each banner will use the form of or metaphor for a tree to make a powerful visual statement about the environment. Together they’ll create a forest of thoughtful images in one of the world’s most creative and sustainable cities. The project is being brought to San Francisco as a platform to engage the public in the City’s environmental efforts. The Urban Forest Project includes an exciting mentoring component organized by AIGA San Francisco. Twenty-three teams of designers and high school students are creating banners for public display alongside the professional and college student artwork.

The Participants

IMG_3408Designers and creative professionals from diverse studios such as Autodesk, Google, Vehicle and Dubberly were paired with high school students from the following San Francisco youth programs: BAVC, SF Cameraworks: First Exposures, San Francisco Youth Commission, Southern Exposure and Young Artists at Work/Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Adobe Youth Voices is the education sponsor for the mentoring program.

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