Homeless artists can sell work through online startup
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For homeless people, creating art can be a life-saving outlet, but other than the street corner or underfunded community programs, opportunities to sell their works are rare. One solution we’ve seen is an app that let users tip their favorite buskers via PayPal. ArtLifting is selling homeless artists' works in a traditional online gallery, which can benefit the artists long-term. Listed as a ‘B Corporation’ — a for profit social enterprise — ArtLifting sources homeless or disabled artists from across American community programs. Their online shop contains original works, prints and merchandise such as phone cases, allowing the artists to…
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