‘Painting for Peace in Ferguson’ shows colorful displays in wake of unrest

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - Out of all of the unrest in Ferguson came colorful images of hope and healing.

Carol Swartout Klein is the author of Painting for Peace in Ferguson and visits Fox 2 News in the Morning to talk more about it.

The book shows 140 images of art and mentions more than 300 artists and volunteers who participated in the Paint for Peace St. Louis effort. You designed the book to be a tool for parents and teachers to open up conversations with their children.

The book does not go into the specifics of what caused the unrest, but rather focuses on the way the community came together to begin the healing process through the art of the paint for peace effort.