Make & Mary has teamed up with Stonedware Company to host a virtual art show and fundraiser featuring 11 artists from around the world.
This unique show aims to raise awareness on expunging criminal sentences related to Cannabis possession and to support arts education for Portland’s houseless youth.
Artists have been chosen to transform their artwork onto beautifully designed geometric ceramic pipes.
The Artists include:
100% of the proceeds will go towards arts education for homeless youth and to help in the efforts of expunging criminal sentences for cannabis related offenses. Many folks of color are in jail for possession charges in many states, including California & Oregon. Today they might not be.
p:ear is a non-profit that mentors houseless teens through creative practices. OJR has a holistic approach to criminal justice with a goal to promote civil rights & legal representation of communities that have been underserved—people living in poverty and people of color.
About Make & Mary & Stonedware Company
Making Mary and Stonedware Company are lifestyle brands run individually by two women. Yvonne Perez Emerson is the Latinx founder and maker at Make & Mary and creates beauty & wellness products and experiences rooted in self-care with plant medicine at it’s core. Ariel Zimman is the founder and maker behind Stonedware Company, she creates smokeware for the aesthetically inclined. Ariel strives to run a business focused on standards of crafts(wo)manship, pro-woman empowerment, community involvement, philanthropy and environmentally friendly practices. Both businesses are located in Portland, Oregon.