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Category Archives: FC Creates: Community Development

 

Community Art Projects: Laurel Creek and Garden Terrace

November 19, 2021 | Posted in FC Creates, FC Creates: Community Development, FC Creates: Arts |

FC Creates supports many different types of projects at Foundation Communities. We work with  our residents and clients, staff members, and local artists to create artwork, host events, and more. Learn more about some of our current projects below! Hope Mural at Garden Terrace Residents at Garden Terrace chose a concept and design elements for […]

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FC Creates Initiative Report- What we’ve learned so far about Creative Community Development

March 30, 2021 | Posted in FC Creates, FC Creates: Community Development |

JUST WHAT IS FC CREATES? FC Creates is an initiative at Foundation Communities to coordinate the use of arts and cultural strategies to support the larger goals of the organization and support, clients, residents, and staff. Beginning in 2018, a small team has worked to develop the initiative. The team engaged with residents, clients, staff, […]

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2020 Arts & Culture Showcase – Virtual Edition

December 4, 2020 | Posted in FC Creates, FC Creates: Community Development, FC Creates: Arts, FC Creates: Culture, FC Creates: Events | Keywords: , , ,

The long-awaited day is here– Our 2020 #FCCreates Showcase is “live” online! While we still have hopes that one day soon we’ll be able to gather in-person to celebrate the artists and creative souls who call FC home, for now, we’ll make due with a virtual celebration. How to have your own mini-showcase at home: […]

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Artists vs. COVID-19

June 8, 2020 | Posted in FC Creates, FC Creates: Community Development |

Edit: All posters can now be found in the University of Florida’s Center for Arts in Medicine COVID-19 Response Media Repository! Some good news from FC Creates’ Arts & Culture Coordinator, Olivia Jimenez:   We called, and they answered! Three of our residents stepped up and used their creative skills to help keep our communities […]

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Art Will Save Us: an Arts Response to Covid-19

April 21, 2020 | Posted in FC Creates, FC Creates: Community Development, FC Creates: Arts, FC Creates: Residents | Keywords: ,

First, let’s just acknowledge that this is a weird time, and none of us really know how to cope. Some days we might feel active and productive- tackling projects at home, connecting with people virtually, picking up a new hobby, or flexing our #coronacooking skills. Other days, we want to veg out- bingeing on TV, […]

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Welcome to FC Creates! (What is it?)

April 2, 2020 | Posted in FC Creates: Community Development, FC Creates: Arts, FC Creates: Culture, FC Creates | Keywords: ,

Hi there!   My name is Olivia and I’m an Enterprise Rose Fellow in Austin, TX working as part of “FC Creates” with Foundation Communities (FC, for short) . FC’s goal is to create housing where families succeed, and the role of FC Creates is to support that through Creative Community Development (AKA Creative Placemaking). […]

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