Las Puertas del Paseo Boricua

13 Latino Artists painted 16 doors in Chicago's Humboldt Park Neighborhood to celebrate our cultures, reflect on obstacles we've overcome, current political challenges, and the unity and integration that we want to see more often and in our future.

ACTIVATE CHICAGO

Empowerment via street art. We work with community organizations to develop public art that makes a statement and an impact.

HEALING TO ACTION

We work with non-profit organizations to develop artwork that visually shares their story, while creating products to help raise funds to donate towards their efforts.

UIC Latino Cultural Center: Social Pollinators

We partner with academic institutions to create programs that spark dialogue around social and environmental issues, while creating opportunities for artists of color.

Welcome to the new Provoke Culture website!

We launched our new website in celebration of the new year and a new vision for Provoke Culture! Here you will find select limited edition prints, new products, and news about our community projects and pop-up shops. Follow along as we adventure ahead! 

New Limited Edition Print Release!!

By The Quirks: Jenny Q and Sam Kirk

Collections

Stickers Galore!

We love stickers! So much that our studio is running out of room to place them, but we keep making more. Check out our individual pieces and sticker packs!

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Fine Art Prints

Expand your art collection! Limited and Timed Edition Art Prints include reproductions of original paintings, murals, and illustrations

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Fashion Accessories

Small additions for your everyday gear. Pins, Patches, Bowties, and more

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Art for a Cause

We work with non-profit and local organizations regularly to develop artwork that helps to share their message. Browse our designs that help educate and give back to those who need it most. 

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Swag

If you're going to wear it, might as well make a statement!  

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Greeting Cards

The Quirks, illustrators Jenny Q and Sam Kirk created a line of greeting cards for all of the people, events and occasions  celebrated by their multi-cultural, queer communities. New designs are released quarterly. 

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Art Books

This is a new section for us, but we will be filling it with a combination of art books! In the meantime, enjoy our first coloring book! 

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Home Goods

Coming Soon!

DON'T WANT TO WAIT FOR SHIPPING? PURCHASE OUR ITEMS IN PERSON AT RETAIL LOCATIONS IN CHICAGO AND NEW YORK

Non-PROFIT collaborations

Broadway Youth Center

We kicked off 2018 with a fun new mural with the youth at Broadway Youth Center. Sam Kirk met with youth at the drop-in center to develop a concept for the mural and has been working with them to create a 6' x 16' mural that will be installed at the entrance. 

TraffickFree: Helping to transform the lives of human trafficking survivors and communities

This year, 2018, we will partner with TraffickFree to exhibit  artwork that visually shares a glimpse into the lives of human trafficking survivors. 

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Brookyln Community Pride Center

Artists, Jenny Q and Sam Kirk completed their final mural of 2017 at the new Brooklyn Community Pride Center in Bedstuy, Brooklyn.

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Healing to Action: Fight to end gender-based violence

We partnered with Healing to Action during the summer of 2017 to create artwork that represented their efforts to mobilize workers and their communities in the fight to end gender-based violence. 

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Smart University: Helping women and youth living with or affected by HIV/AIDS

For World AIDS Day 2013, we collaborated with Smart University and Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York to develop a community based program that would help inform residents about safe sex and HIV/AIDS Awareness. 

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Project Fierce: Helping Homeless LGBTQ Youth

In 2012, we partnered with Project Fierce to help develop artwork that visually shared their mission to help homeless lgbt youth.  As part of the collaboration, artist Sam Kirk designed 4 unique illustrations that show how Project Fierce impacts youth in Chicago.

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Provoke Culture

We will be proud. We will be celebrated. We will be seen.