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ART TO EMPOWER

PEOPLE | PLANET | LEGACIES

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Our mission is to build a network of cultural oases by equipping artists with the tools to create socially-minded, community-uniting art in public.
We envision a revitalized world where artists are empowered to guide humaity to establish a more just society, rebuild a healthy planet, and reclaim their cultural legacies.
What We Do

Curate and Manage Art & Exhibitions in Public Space

 

Produce Large Scale Public Art Projects

 

Provide Professional Development Opportunities for Creatives

 

Cultivate Community Programming & Arts Education

Our Services

1% Public Art programs

Artist & Community Liaising

Project Management

Art Installation & Exhibition

Art Permit Acquisitions & Entitlement Processes

Curatorial Consulting & Acquisitions

Creative Development & Art Direction 

Civic Art Guidelines

Artist RFQ Selection Processes

Artist Management

Project Documentation

Graphic Design

Social Media Strategy & Content

Creative Marketing 

Our Team
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Co Founder, Executive Director

Erin Stone

An artist, curator, and creative marketing specialist born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, Erin is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of 11:11 Projects, a mission-driven organization dedicated to empowering communities through advocacy, public art production, and justice-centered arts & culture programming.

 

Erin started her career teaching high-school, working with at-risk teens in special education. Erin received a degree in photography and visual communications and completed the Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy at University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice. She has been recognized locally and nationally for her photographic work and has over 20 years of experience in grassroots activism, event production, art curation, youth mentorship, and community development through the arts. 

 

With a passion for culture, representation, and story-telling, Erin's curatorial work has been published in The New Yorker, Artillery Magazine, Hyperallergic, LA Times and featured on Spectrum News and NPR.  Erin has received numerous civic awards of recognition for her work with 11:11 Projects and was named an Impact-Maker to Watch by City Impact Labs.  She proudly sits on the board of directors of the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, which is dedicated to representing and celebrating the diversity within the independent film community. Erin is a dedicated mentor through Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America, mental health advocate, plant enthusiast, and along with her pit bull mix, Ash, an avid wanderer and traveler.

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Youth Art Instructor

Miles Lewis

Miles Lewis (he/him) is a steady-working goofball with a wry affect and a strong sense of civic duty and the value of mentorship.  In addition to directing the Valley Art Workshop in Tarzana, CA, he is a public artist, freelance illustrator, event portraitist, and fine art painter. He grew up in a family of entertainers in LA's San Fernando Valley with 4 great passions: Art, education, critical/creative thinking, and environmental stewardship.These loves have woven themselves into a few different forms over the years. In 2017, Miles became a zero waste educator and general environmental advocate, working weekends as a portrait artist. Miles is the lead art educator with 11:11 Projects, collaborator of Art + Advocacy Youth Mural Project, and the lead instructor for the Youth World-Building Workshop.

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Celie Quenet

Program Development Intern

Célie (she/her) is a French graduate student in urban planning at UCLA, focusing on environmental justice issues. Through a collaborative program between UCLA and LA City Hall, she is actively involved in delivering recommendations to Councilwoman Katy Yaroslavsky on improving pedestrian access to public transit. With a background in philosophy of art and geography, she is passionate about the role of art in enhancing daily life in urban spaces and fostering community connections. For the past seven years, Célie has been renovating an abandoned historical monument in Normandie (France) with her family to create a residence for artists and researchers focusing on sustainability issues. Overall, Célie is a curious, passionate 20-year-old who loves wandering around cities to discover new places and meet new people.

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Jasmine Dena (she/her) is a proud Latina from the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles.  She is a passionate advocate for the expansion of the arts within communities. As an independent artist with a background in education, she has dedicated her career to fostering creativity and expression in others. Through her work, Jasmine seeks to empower individuals to explore their artistic potential and connect with their communities through meaningful and impactful projects. 

Jasmine Dena

Youth Arts Associate

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Rudy Granillo

Streetbox Art Project Manager

Rudy Granillo (he/him) is a Latino San Fernando Valley native and current CSUN student with a focus in interactive design and art education. As a certified Teach Access student ambassador, he focuses his efforts towards disability accessibility and multicultural awareness inside and outside the classroom. By being actively involved professional development for students at IntersectLA, a student lead marketing firm, he applies his background in art and accessibility to aid in elevating the collective consciousness of those around him - making it a personal mission to be the change he’d like to see in the world, starting with his own community. When not focusing on professional development, he spares his time at the local children center that his son attends - being an active member of the parent gardening committee as Chief of Outreach.

Board of Directors
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Addy Gonzalez (she/her)

Co Founder, Board President

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Erin Robinson (she/her)

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Desserin Perreyra (she/her)

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Jeffrey Chean (he/him)

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