Milwaukee native Mikal Floyd-Pruitt has a robust creative life that includes serving as an artist-in-residence at Jazale’s Art Studio, as well as working with youth groups and serving as a creative consultant on public art projects.
Multi-talented artist and community leader Alida Cardós Whaley draws on her love of stories, knowledge of Latin cultures and love of healing to spur creative projects.
Muneer Bahauddeen is a community-based public artist with expertise in ceramics and printmaking.
Jendora Kelley, a local poet and community culture leader at Carmen High School, shares spoken word poetry at community events as a way to encourage positive change in Milwaukee.
Kiran Vedula, a producer and musician also known as “Q the Sun,” uses his musical talent to benefit youth in the community.
Raoul Deal had experience creating art in community settings before moving to Milwaukee, but it took building relationships while teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools for him to fully embrace his role as a community artist.
A documentary about the Young Farmers program run by Groundwork Milwaukee details the benefits to students and their impact on the Metcalfe Park neighborhood.
Express Yourself Milwaukee is returning to its original location in June, when it opens a studio at Running Rebels Central on Fond Du Lac Avenue.
Ammar Nsoroma, who has been creating art since he was a child, is known as a painter and muralist, but recently has shifted his focus to sculptures.
Artist Nicolas Lampert works to provide nonprofit organizations with artwork to advance social justice.