WELCOME BLANKETS

We partnered with 8 artists from around the world to create a series of custom woven blankets featuring artwork based on the theme of ONE HUMANITY : ALL ARE WELCOME. For every blanket purchased, 3 were donated to IRCO to use as a gift of welcome to immigrants and refugees when first arriving in Portland. These blankets provide hope, encouragement, and a sense of equality and belonging to our new neighbors. The artwork for these blankets has come from both near and far to represent the beauty and richness we gain by living in community and learning from people of all different backgrounds, customs and cultures.

ARTISTS


Hola Lou
Jason Sturgill
Salomée Souag
Andrea Cenon
Kate Frizalis
Kris Andrew Small
Pluswaldos
Shamma Buhazza

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