Collaborative Director Focus Areas: Collaborative arts and ecology, environmental science & policy, cross-sector and statewide partnerships.
Shanai is a writer, public artist, and arts organizer. She loves working with others on collaborative public projects that are rooted in place, and which seek to grow cultures of reciprocity and care. She's most interested in work at the margins of established fields and practices, and believes that edges and intersections provide fertile ground for artists and others to learn and create, with and in community.
Collaborative Director Focus Areas: Movement and dance, neighborhood and city partnerships.
Jennifer is a dancer and choreographer who conceptualizes and facilitates community collaborations. She believes that collaborative art-making (including movement) is a viable way to create change in community actions and stories. Arave is formally co-creator of ArtShare and is solidly invested in her home of Northeast Minneapolis.
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Collaborative Director Focus Areas: Public art and design, storefront exhibitions, creative services and products, education partnerships.
Colin is an artist, designer, and filmmaker. He believes we can create more resilient, playful, and supportive communities by daylighting and nourishing knowledge and creativity where it already exists. He loves projects that invite broad participation, inspire new connections, encourage self-reflection, and enable collaborative meaning-making in place.