Painting for a Purpose

The mission of PAINTING FOR A PURPOSE (PFP) is to create a strong community of painters to share the camaraderie and fun of painting together and to have our painting serve a greater purpose. PFP brings people together to create hand painted “whimsical” furniture, hosts an annual auction to sell the furniture and uses the proceeds to fund youth led service learning grants for students in the Portland Public Schools.

Painting For A Purpose 2014 Auction

Check out the art work at the 2014 Painting For A Purpose Art Show and Auction

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Painting for a Purpose Katie Josephs

Meet Katie Josephs, a Painting For A Purpose grant winner, and find out about her project at Wolfe's Neck Farm

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Annies Garden

Kathleen Alfiero talks with Annie Martin about the grant she received from Painting For A Purpose for a Boulder Garden at the Presumpscot School.

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Painting for a Purpose auction

Painting for a Purpose sells painted furniture at its annual auction in November. Co-founder, Tina Clark Edwards, discusses this years project.

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Painting For a Purpose

Painting For a Purpose co-founder, Jane Ellis, talks about their mission and annual auction

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