Learning how to create public art & make change.
Caleb Aero is inspired by the internet!
Jen Abrams, Louise Ma, Carl Tashian, Rich Watts, and Caroline Woolard of OurGoods
Garnett Alcindor of Candy Rush, Social Media for Kids, Franklin Ave merchants association is inspired by children and music
Doug Ashford is inspired by Watteau, Ben Nicholson, the Black Panther Breakfast Program
Archie and Jeff of PlayLab are inspired by Tell Me Why by Karlssonwilker
Chloe Bass, Artist, Arts in Bushwick organizer, is inspired by Participation by Claire Bishop
Ellie Balk is inspired by Biggie Smalls and David McCandless
Achille Bianchi of OmniCorp Detroit is inspired by Jack Kerouac
BG183, member of Tats Cru, is inspired by everything that he sees
Stephen Duncombe, professor at NYU’s Center for Artistic Activism
Tom Finkelpearl, executive director of the Queens Museum of Art is inspired by Bob Marley Live in London, No Woman No Cry
Camilo Godoy, intern at Immigrant Movement International and art student at the New School, is inspired by undocumented workers everywhere
Naomi Hersson-Ringskog, executive director of No Longer Empty
Edward Hillel, founder of the Harlem Bienalle
Remy Holwick, painter, muralist, and designer, is inspired by her dad and sex!
Erik Howard founder of TAP gallery and Young Nation is inspired by creative placemaking
Aurash Khawarzad, of Do Tank Brooklyn, is inspired by closing his laptop and walking around
Cheryl Mcginnis is a curator at the Flatiron Prow Art Space
Shantell Martin is inspired by her friends
Naomi Miller and Katarina Jerinic, founders of The Work Office, are inspired by the Farm Security Administration, Walker Evans, Learning to Love you More by Miranda July
Terry Marshall, co-founder of Occupy Comix, is inspired by Dream: Re-imaging Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy by Stephen Duncombe, Beautiful Trouble, The Modern Prince by Antonio Gramsci, and Stuart Hall
Partizaning, an activist art collective in Russia including:
- Make, who is inspired by The situationists, video games, bicycling, maps
- Igor, who is inspired by women :-)
- Shriya, who is inspired by maps, urban play, naturescapes, situationists + psychogeography, human emotion, behavior in public spaces / cities, cycling, thinkers and dreamers.
- Sonya, who is inspired by sense of humour, women, men, kids, animals, guerrilla gardening, cycling.
Pebbles and Jon founders of Centre-Fuge street art gallery
Amanda Sansoterra, Assistant to the artist Tyree Guyton at the Heidelberg Project, director of HP’s Emerging Artist Program and intern/volunteer coordinator, is inspired by so many things and so many people!
Michael Sclafani, of the Washington Ave Merchant Association, is inpsired by Macintosh’s Think Different Ad
Stacey Sheffy, VP of Crow Hill Community Association, is inspired by her activist parents, especially her dad who helped integrate the NYPD
Lana Zellner and Kristen Svorka of Art not Arrests are inspired by people who don’t compromise their values