Victory Garden 2016

T-shirt Portfolio

Louise Eastman, Jess Frost, Tara Geer, Katie Michel, Wendy Small, and Janis Stemmermann

What are you wearing for Election Day?

During World War I and II, Victory Gardens were grown in the backyards of homes and in public spaces as a civic duty to supplement food supplies as well as serving as an overall morale booster. This kind of coming together inspired our own Victory Garden project. A group of woman artists, curators, gallery owners and printmakers gathered to make artworks for t-shirts, small miracles while tilling the soil of the political landscape this election season.

Canvas Tote Artwork

The Victory Garden print project is available here in a limited edition collector‘s portfolio. T-shirts can also be purchased individually. The shirts were printed on location at the Russell Janis Studio and at Pete's Print Shop down the street. 20% of the proceeds of this project will be donated to GrowNYC's Greenmarket division where funds are used to help make greenmarkets accessible for all income levels.

Louise Eastman Knit Garden Landcape

Jess Frost They Wanted To Bury Us, But Did Not Know We Were Seeds

Tara Geer We Stand For Justice

Katie Michel Rainbow Trees

Wendy Small Victory Garden Cape

Janis Stemmermann Fresh Printed Marigolds

Through this fun project, we found working in a group empowering. Together ideas germinate not otherwise possible. Stay tuned!

We are open:
Saturdays 11AM-7PM (closed Sat. 11/26)
and by appointment. Special holiday hours TBD.

292 Manhattan Avenue (on Devoe St. next to church), Brooklyn NY 11211
Graham Avenue L stop
Map here.


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