I launched Good Ink Missions as a way to use my privilege and resources to support our community. Initiatives range from designing/printing shirts focused on current issues, donating youth workshops to create a dialogue about using art to support others, and creating/running events to raise money for local non-profit organizations.

Good Ink Missions

A portion of all my commercial screen printing profits fund these missions.

CommunitTee-Shirts / Events

This mission launched June 2020 to give people the chance to screen print for free on T-shirts, totes, etc. to support social issues.

Support Local Music / Local 303

This mission launched May 2023 as a way to work with Indie 102.3, part of Colorado Public Radio, and support their Local 303 program.

Local Youth / Tour + Print

This mission launched years ago where I donate my resources to youth programs to screen print and talk about using art to support others.

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Privilege with Purpose

The recent areas show how I choose to use my business and resources as a way to support others and the issues we face as a community. I am fortunate, that as a single-person studio, I have a certain amount of financial success that allows me take on all these missions. Ink Lounge was also recognized in Westword's Best of Denver 2022 issue for Community Service. Read Article

A War of Words / $1,450

I've been printing free shirts for social issues but I decided to try a pre-sale of one of the shirts I had designed with profits going to the International Organization of Immigration that was supporting Ukraine and immigration around the world. In the end I also decided to donate the shirts & materials.

$1,250 International Organization of Immigration
$200 donated shirts/printing supplies/ink/film/etc.
15+ hours design/printing

Good Art for Sale / $1,240

For 2022 I donated a minimum of 50% of all exhibit sales to  non-profits. I also created a LemonAID stand for our 15th Anniversary and the youth donated their sales ($170).

$570 JeffCo Eats (Includes LemonAID sales)
$325 Access Gallery
$165 Center on Colfax
$350 went to others including the Woman's Bean Project, Headwaters Protectors, New Era Colorado, Ukrainians of Colorado, BLM5280

Talk is Cheap / $2,600

I found out that a country musician I screen printed a poster for was filmed using racial slurs. So I donated 100% of the fees to various causes to support the Black Community.

$500 The Black Opry
$500 Color Me Country Artist Grant Fund
$1,000 I commissioned Juliette Hemingway, a local illustrator, to collaborate on a poster that I screen printed and donated to the local Juneteenth Festival to sell.
$600 donated shirts/printing supplies/ink/film/tubes/etc.
20+ hours design/printing/coordinating

Youthful Ambition / $500

I worked with about 10 youth organizations and schools this last year including  Anythink Libraries, Boys & Girls Clubs, DPS SPARK program, IIYC, and others. Time is all donated including the design and shirts for their print projects

$500+ covered shirts/printing supplies/ink/film/etc.
40+ hours design/tour/print activity

Abortion is Healthcare / $17,300

July of 2022 I designed and pre-sold 725 shirts where 100% of sales, ($14,500) was donated to support abortion rights. I also purchased/donated shirts. Thanks to 9News article!

$6,500 Patient Assistance Fund for the Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains
$2,000 Cobalt Abortion Fund / $2,000 COLOR Latina
$2,000 Colorado Doula Project / $2,000 Soul 2 Soul Sisters
$2,800 donated shirts/printing supplies/ink/film/etc.
40+ hours design/printing/coordinating

Protest-Ink / $600

I continue to design and and screen print mini-posters to give away at marches to give those in attendance something to wave in support. My main goal is for them to take home as a reminder on why they were there that day and find ways to use their resources to support these causes.

$2,000+ donated paper/printing supplies/ink/film/etc.
100+ hours design/printing/handing out

CommuniTee Shirts formally know as LiberTee-Shirts

Over the past 4 years I host events where people can screen print social issue designs for free / more details

Past Mission Summaries

A few of the more ambitious community initiatives from recent years that show how I use my resources.


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