Artist Collective Thrives off the Grid

Artist Collective Thrives off the Grid

Walk into Sol Collective and you might see young people on their way to a protest painting signs. On the walls, there might be art from a well-known Chicano Park muralist or a famed Sikh artist from the United Kingdom. In the back, the next big thing in the city’s hip-hop scene could be recording an album. This isn’t exactly Second Saturday. Sol Collective runs outside the grid and the mainstream. For 10 years, this artist organization has sought to give a space and a platform to a diverse background of painters, activists, poets and rappers.

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