The Monster Project is the undertaking of a passionate collection of artists which asks kids to draw monsters and their drawings are recreated by artists all over the world in their own styles. The interpretations are delivered back to the students in person to demonstrate new art techniques, within their original creative context, so the students can see what their idea sparked in others. The goal of the project is to help children recognize the power of their own imagination and to encourage them to pursue their creative potential.
By collaborating with the students and finding inspiration from their imaginings, we hope to help them recognize the value of their ideas and make them feel excited about the potential of their own minds. Creativity comes in many forms, and we hope to encourage their exploration of their own unique perceptions of the world we share. And, while we're at it, we want to introduce to them the notion of art as a legitimate career path.