What started out with only local distribution and a small press run for the children's book Painting for Peace in Ferguson has turned into a much bigger year than anyone anticipated. Launched on February 21, 2015, not only was it selected to represent the state of Missouri at Library of Congress' National Book Festival, it also received an IPPY Outstanding Book of the Year award beating out more than 6,000 other entries. Appearing on the local, indie book best-seller list for
WOW! We have done a lot of digging and we have found more than 150 people who took part in the painting efforts in Ferguson and South Grand. See the names below. We need your help! We have done our best to compile names of artists to credit in the book. Please review this list and let us know who is missing, who doesn't belong or who may be misspelled. If you have been credited inaccurately or simply don't want your name shared, please email us at paintingforpeace.book@gmail.