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April 5, 2018 @ 5:00 PM PDT

when she rises

When She Rises: Banner Disruption

Members of the Trust Your Struggle Collective: Erin Yoshi and Nisha Sembi, along side of Gloria Muriel creating 5ft x 13ft hand painted banners to transform the exterior of SPARC.

In partnership with SPARC’s Digital Mural Lab, When She Rises produced banner works by Favianna Rodriguez of Culture Strike and Greenpeace’s Resist Banner by Nancy Pili and Harmony Lambert. Nancy and Harmony were members of the Greenpeace team, who created and hung the original banner above the Whitehouse after Trump’s election.

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When She Rises: The Exhibition

When She Rises is an intergenerational and intersectional knowledge exchange through art that includes: a global art market, panel discussions, movie screenings, workshops, and an exhibition. When She Rises is centered in the themes of social justice and ecology and will focus on the holistic wellness of the artist and her community.

The exhibition and activations commence July 2018 at SPARC. Curated by Lexx Valdez and Erin Yoshi.

Follow @whensherises on Instagram for sneak peaks and to stay up to date.



Sugar Press: When She Rises Print Collection

Sugar Press is very pleased to announce the “When She Rises” Print Collection. This very special series honors 5 groundbreaking women artists who are trailblazers in the field of Public Art. The powerhouse line-up features works by: Judy Baca, Juana Alicia Araiza, Susan Cervantes, Johanna Poethig and Alice Patrick. Their work speaks volumes to the issues of both social and climate justice. As leaders in their field, each artist brings their own voice through visually stunning and powerful imagery.

Our mission at Sugar Press, has always been to capture that spirit and bring it to life through limited edition fine art prints using ecologically sustainable archival materials. Each of these editions are produced on our 100% recycled Sugar Paper or sustainable Bamboo Paper with water based ink achieving the utmost in archival quality with vibrant pigments.

“As a woman entrepreneur, it is my highest priority to practice the behaviors that will both sustain and beautify the world.” – Anne, Owner, Sugar Press

33% of proceeds support the When She Rises Exhibition at SPARC in July 2018!


April 5, 2018
5:00 PM PDT