Completed SDGs

The 17 SDGS

The Sustainable Development Goals span a whole spectrum of issues the planet is facing.

The SDG campaign in Philadelphia is designed to bring awareness to the importance of the goals and encourage a broad commitment to their effectuation, both locally and in the wider world. 

Learn more about each SDG and GPA's role in creating a community of artists, sponsors, students, interns, businesses, and nonprofits that champions sustainability. 


SDG #1: No Poverty

Artist: Gabe Tiberino

Mural Location: Park West Town Center Shop Rite

Sponsor: John and Susan Smith

Grantee: Education Culture Opportunities Foundation (ECO)

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Upcoming Unveiling: SDG #2: Zero Hunger

Artist: Branche Coverdale

Mural Location: TBD

Sponsor: GIANT

Grantee: Philabundance


SDG #3: Good Health and Well-Being

Artist: David Guinn

Mural Location: vybe; 5828 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139

Sponsor: vybe urgent care

Grantee: MANNA

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SDG #4: Quality Education

Artist: Isabella Akhtarshenas

Mural #1 Location: Drexel Library at Saint Joseph's University & Samuel Gompers Elementary School

Sponsor: Saint Joseph's University

Grantee: Samuel Gompers School

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SDG #4: Quality Education

Artist: Arthur Haywood

Mural #2 Location: Saint Joseph's University Sciences Building

Sponsor: Saint Josephs University 

Grantee: Samuel Gompers School



SDG 5 Mural

SDG #5: Gender Equality

Artist: Barbara Smolen

Mural Location: 17th Street side of Friends Select School, just off the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Sponsor: Glenmede Trust

Grantee: Gender Justice Fund

SDG 6 Mural

SDG #6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Artist: Miriam Singer

Mural Location: The Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University, 19th Street Wall

Sponsor: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Grantee: The Patrick Center for Environmental Research

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SDG #7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Artist: Eliza Nobles

Mural Location: Boathouse at FDR Park

Sponsor: Kleinman Center for Energy Policy 

Grantee: Friends of FDR Park

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SDG #10: Reduced Inequalities

Artist: Mat Tomezsko

Mural Location: Gladfelter Hall, Temple University

Sponsor: Temple University

Grantee: Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) Program at Temple University

SDG 11 Mural

SDG #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Artist: Nazeer Sabree

Mural Location: West Philadelphia’s KIPP West Philadelphia Elementary Academy

Sponsor: TD Bank Foundation

Grantee: KIPP West Philadelphia Elementary Academy

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SDG #16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Artist: Russell Craig 

Mural Location: Women of Change (Project HOME)

Sponsor: The Harry and Catherine Halloran Family Trust

Grantee: Project HOME

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SDG #17: Partnership for the Goals

Artist: Isabelle Cress

Mural Location: St. Mary's Interparochial School (500 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19106)

Sponsor: St. Mary Interparochial School

Grantee: Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region

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