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RVA Arts Community Launches “Impressions of Courage,” A World Record Honoring Those Affected by Cancer

A press conference in Scott's Addition this Thursday will preview the biggest arts undertaking Richmond, Va has ever seen - a 1000-foot collograph to honor those whose lives have been affected by cancer.

Richmond, VA, March 24, 2016 --( Art on Wheels, a Richmond nonprofit that brings comprehensive art programming to local communities with limited access to the arts, is launching its biggest community art project ever. In conjunction with Studio Two Three and benefiting LINC (the Legal Information Network for Cancer), Art on Wheels create a monumental 1,000-foot collograph print (and setting a Guinness Book world record in the process) that honors people in Richmond who have been affected by cancer. It will be like Richmond’s own AIDS Quilt. The project launches in March with a press conference demonstrating the process and raising awareness for the project, which will culminate in a day-long community festival in Scott’s Addition where the massive art project will actually be created.

What: A press conference for the launch of Impressions of Courage
When: Thursday, March 24, 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Where: Studio Two Three, 3330 West Clay St, Richmond, 23230
Who: Hosted by Art on Wheels

Visuals: Artists will do a live demo of the process of making a collograph, including applying clothing to plates, inking it, and pressing it.

Interviews: Leadership from Art on Wheels, Studio Two Three, LINC, local politicians, cancer survivors

Learn more about the project by visiting the Impressions of Courage website at and watching the video.

For more information, contact Art on Wheels at (804) 726-5119 or Sarah Allen-Short at
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