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Paul Deo (he/him) is a Harlem-based multimedia scenic painter and muralist whose Black Indian Indigenous cultural lens informs his mural dreamscapes, which merge history, spirit and technology to create sacred art spaces for communal dialogue. He engages and inspires communities through his work, bridging familiar...

Dana Robinson (she/her, they/them) is a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist who addresses youth, Black female identity, ownership and nostalgia through combining, reproducing and destroying vintage Black media.Robinson wants to form a rolling tropical landscape inspired by their Jamaican grandfather’s backyard in Punta Gorda, Florida, where they...

Jeff Kasper (he/him) is a Queens-based interdisciplinary artist, writer, and educator, with a background in arts organizing and community engagement design. His creative work focuses on visual art and graphic design as social practice. He will take inspiration from the colorful style of the self-help and...

Glori J. Tuitt (she/her) is a Brooklyn-based painter and illustrator whose work focuses on the intersections of race, religion and pop culture concerning the cultivation of identity. Dedicated to centering Black trans bodies in the arts, she has collaborated with many social justice organizations in...

Helina Metaferia (she/her) is a Harlem- and Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist who uses collage, assemblage, video and performance to interrogate complex histories of institutionalized oppression. Metaferia will create wheat-pasted murals based as part of her By Way of Revolution series. This interdisciplinary series creates space for robust...

Rebecca Pristoop is a New York-based curator, performance artist, and collaborator committed to working with art through the lens of social justice. She has worked with numerous organizations, including No Longer Empty, RPGA Studio, and Art Connects New York—where she served as Artistic Director—to bring...

About the Project In October, 2019 Community Organizer Michael Bell, traveled to the USA to attend seminars on public art, while here in the States, he also visited New York City to meet Rodney Durso, founder and board chair of ArtBridge, a local nonprofit...

Dr. Rose Vickers is a curator, speaker, and art specialist. With a research background focusing on Indigenous art, antiquities, and contemporary practice, her international work has been supported by prestigious federal grants, including the Australian Postgraduate Award for continuing investigation in the arts. From 2009...

Alexandra Shoneyin is a visual storyteller, community space-maker, seeker, learner, and leader. She is passionate about creating unique spaces for Melanated/Afro-Indigenous global communities that empowers them with the tools and skills needed to be sovereign in their communities. Her experiences living and working in...

Jon Souza is a Brazilian-American artist from Harlem, NYC. He is a graffiti/mural artist, emcee, producer, educator and cultural ambassador. Born and raised in New York, he started painting and recording music at an early age. His work focuses on using art and creativity...