"GIVE US THE BLACK SHEEP. I WANT ARTISTS WHO ARE FRUSTRATED. I WANT THE ONES WHO HAVE ANOTHER WAY OF DOING THINGS. THOSE THAT NOBODY IS LISTENING TO..."
— BRAD BIRD, DIRECTOR, PIXAR
1. The mission of BLK SHP Foundation is to empower the artist and inner creative within us all, recognizing no one unlocks their creativity alone.
2. We forge genuine relationships
Through small groups, a program that brings people together to unlock & support their inner superheroes
In local community events
Across an ecosystem that spans the US & the world
3. We get shit done to empower the inner artist
BLK SHP Artists in Residence Program champions artists’ voices and providing mentors & entrepreneurial skill-building
The Black Sheep Podcast inspires with stories about leaders’ creative journeys
Groups of BLK SHP launch operations including Giving Tuesday
"BLK SHP culture is about putting a ‘dent’ in pop culture, corporate culture — and everything in between... What unites them is this sense of being professional misfits. Simply put, we need more of them..."
— Gareth Kay, Co-founder, Chapter SF
BLK SHP is about empowering the artist within us all, recognizing no one unlocks their creativity alone. We convene BLK SHP to forge genuine relationships and community, establish collaborations to work on projects and initiatives ("Operations") that can benefit society, all while having a hell of a lot of fun.