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Since 1994 there have been 145,000 Participants On Seven Continents!

Antilles
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Bosnia
Botswana
Brazil
Burundi
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cayman
  Islands

China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cyprus
Denmark
Ecuador
El Salvador
England
Ethiopia
Finland
France
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Haiti
Honduras
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kenya
Korea
Lithuania
Mali
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Malta
Mexico
Morocco
Nepal
Namibia
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Samoa
Scotland

Senegal
Serbia
Singapore
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Tanzania
Thailand
Tibet
Trinidad
Turkey
Uganda
Ukraine

United Arab Emirates
United States
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Zimbabwe

The Little Forest School Art Class in Tarragona Spain participated in the 1998 and 2000 Exchanges.

Participating Groups:

Art Councils, Art Centers & Galleries, Artist Cooperatives, Bank Cooperatives, Big Sisters, Brownies & Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Choral & Music Groups, Children's Homes, Children's Museums, Church Groups, Community Groups, Environmental Clubs, Families, Fire Stations, Food Coops, Hospitals, Law Firms, Libraries, Neighborhood Groups, Senior Citizens, Schools (Private & Public, Kindergarten through Graduate), Theatre Groups, Women's Clubs, Youth Programs, YMCA's & YWCA's.
Significant Achievements:
  • The Global Art Project was nominated for a 2002 UNESCO Peace Prize for tolerance & non-violence.

  • In addition to over 145,000 participants who have created and exchanged their heartfelt expressions of love, millions more have been affected through exhibitions, books, slide presentations, hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles, television coverage, and the website.

  • Since 1994, the Project has brought together thousands of people in local communities who have come together to create, exhibit and then send their artwork off to form a Global Community.

  • Visions of Global Unity: Inspired Images from the Global Art Project, a book of 30 images from the first exchange is being sold in The United Nations Bookshop NY and other venues.

  • Over 250 Regional Coordinators are organizing Global Art Project activities in their part of the world.

  • Inspiring Global Art Project posters are now available to promote peace.

  • Hundreds of thousands of paper hands for peace have been created and sent to the Global Art Project for Let’s All Join Hands.

Sowing the Seeds of Peace...
  • Daraa Tribes, a music group in Tagounite, Morocco; schools in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 450 students at Sabari Indian School in the United Arab Emirates; 600 students at Gimnasia Femenino in Bogota, Colombia; and an art therapy group in Florence, Italy are a few of the hundreds of groups that participated in the 2016 exchange.

  • Groups and individuals in Ukraine created and exchanged art for peace in the 2014 exchange during the time of great unrest in their country.

  • Organized by the Department of Art and Design and the Department of Education at Beijing Normal University, 21 schools in mainland China—including schools in Inner Mongolia, created art for the 2012 exchange.

  • 300 school children in Kita, Mali, West Africa exchanged art with students at The Village School in Pacific Palisades, California for the 2010 exchange.

  • Drummers and dancers in Senegal and a group of women in Iraq created their personal expressions of peace for the 2008 exchange.

  • Artists in Minsk, Belarus with children in a sanitorium being rehabilitated from the Chernobyl disaster created a group artwork titled: The Future in Children's Eyes--Without Chernobyl and Hiroshima.

  • Taipei National University of the Arts hosted an exhibition of 600 works of art from GAP participants in Taiwan. The art was exhibited in the form of a round dome with works representing the world joining together in The Land Of No Boundaries.

  • Peace Corps workers have organized the participation of many individuals, groups and schools in Morocco for the 2006 - 2014 exchanges.

  • 30 installation and performance artists, poets, dancers, and musicians in Bandung, Indonesia gave a performance called Rites for the Earth.

  • 280 people in Hiroshima, Japan participated in 1996. They were excited to participate in this event for Peace during the time of the anniversary of the atomic bombing.

  • The cardiology department of a VA Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, in association with the Duke University Medical Center, created a group artwork with the understanding that by healing relationships we heal the heart.

  • Members of a Tibetan artists' guild in Lhasa exchanged art with a retreat center in Jackson, Michigan. 30 Tibetan refugee children in Kathmandu, Nepal exchanged art with children in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

  • "International Dance Network", a troupe of 80 dancers in Japan, created and videotaped a GAP performance.

  • The Tucson Museum of Art hosted a comprehensive GAP Exhibition in 1999. KUAT-TV, broadcast out of the University of Arizona, produced a program about the exhibition that aired on PBS. That program plus a 2006 KUAT-TV program video may be purchased to show in classrooms.

 
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