Artist to Raise Funds for Flint

Watercolor Artist Adam VanHouten will donate a minimum of 25% of each sale, now through the end of April, to help those in Flint Michigan dealing with the water crisis. for more information

Traverse City, MI, March 04, 2016 --( Watercolor artist to raise funds for Flint.

Watercolor artist Adam VanHouten is selling his paintings to raise funds for the people of Flint, Michigan, recently devastated by high concentrations of lead in their water. “Watercolors for Water” as VanHouten calls it, is to raise awareness and to help those that need it the most after being contaminated by lead from their tap water.

“Being a teacher, as well as an artist, I know that the children are getting hit the hardest and hurt the most, and I wanted to help,” VanHouten said.

Part of proceeds from his paintings and art print sales will be donated to The Community Foundation of Great Flint’s fund titled the Flint Child Health and Development Fund, which, according to their website, is focused on ‘supporting positive health outcomes for Flint Children’ due to this disaster. The rest of the proceeds will be donated to Flint Community Schools.

Of the first five original paintings sold, 25% of the proceeds will be donated to help the Flint Community. The following five paintings sold, 50% will be donated, and the next five original paintings sold, 100% will be donated. Available paintings for sale can be found at Sales from art reproductions, such as prints, posters, and notecards found at, 25% of artist’s proceeds will go to help Flint residents.

To ask questions or to make a purchase to help the community of Flint, please email
Adam VanHouten Artist
Beth VanHouten