The revamped collection of apparel is part of the e-commerce outlet’s ongoing effort to raise public awareness about graffiti and outsider art in New Jersey, highlighting the work of local street artists.
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Recognizing that graffiti art is transient and often only lasts a few days or weeks, company founder Sarah James works to photograph striking images from in and around Jersey City to celebrate street art and vibrant cultural spaces through her updated line of printed long-sleeve t-shirts.
According to research from the University of Santa Cruz, graffiti is increasingly recognized as an art form that expresses an artist’s cultural identity, while also offering an outlet for social connection, and collective empowerment. By capturing the work of local Jersey City graffiti artists, Sarah James preserves images of colorful, meaningful street art pieces that sometimes only last in situ for a short time, while highlighting creativity and diversity in New Jersey.
Sarah walks through the streets of Jersey City, often early in the morning, to find graffiti art that is both skillful and meaningful. One example is an image of two women in profile with flowers in their hair, positioned against a richly textured background and captured on a wall next to railroad tracks, on the hill between Jersey City and Hoboken. “When I saw this image I immediately loved it,” says Sarah. “It conveys a feeling of everyday women, two friends going about their daily activities, looking like they have agency and business to take care of.”
For Sarah James, the image reflects the beauty and strength of female friendship, and her printed long-sleeve T-shirts showcasing the graffiti piece are intended to be a celebration of New Jersey’s distinct energy.
The graffiti-inspired t-shirts with the image of the two Jersey City women are made from 100% cotton and are available for a limited time. Customers can choose from different colors, including green, pink, purple, blue, and red, as well as various sizes to suit different body types.
Interested parties can order a t-shirt, find out more about Sarah James’s graffiti photography project, and explore her other creative endeavors by visiting her website.
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