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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 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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Erin Stone (she/her)

Co Founder, Creative Director

Erin is an arts administrator, curator, and creative marketing specialist raised in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. She leverages her passion for culture, justice, and expression through developing strategies for building community through the arts. She received a degree in Art and Visual Communications and an Executive Certification in Arts & Culture Strategy from University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice. Erin has been recognized nationally for her curatorial work and has over 15 years of experience in grassroots activism, arts administration, professional development for emerging creatives, and youth mentorship. Erin has volunteered throughout Nepal, India and Central America participating in projects focusing on environmental stewardship and conservation. She sits on the board of directors for the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, and along with her pitbull mix Ash, is an avid wanderer. 

ERIN@1111PROJECTS.ART  |  818.689.1778

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Desserin Pereyra (she/her)

Director of Community Relations

Desserin Pereyra (she/her/hers) is a self-proclaimed business nerd and founder of the

818 Community Darkroom, a photography darkroom and community art space in Van Nuys. She is a US Army veteran with a background in consulting for non-profit organizations and small businesses in the wellness industry.  She graduated with a BS in Psychology from the the Philippines, a bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership from California Lutheran University and an Executive MBA from California Lutheran University. She enjoys being outdoors, shopping for vintage finds and visiting the museums with her husband and 12 year old daughter. She is also the granddaughter of a California based muralist whose murals are still around to this day. 

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Miles lewis (he/him)

Art Instructor

Miles Lewis 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 + Earth mural project, and the lead instructor for the scholarship-based Youth Art Camp.

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Mark Stone (he/him)

Chief Financial Officer

Board of Directors
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Addy Gonzalea (she/her)

Co Founder, Co Board Chair

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Lisa David (she/her)

Co Board Chair

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Erin Robinson (she/her)

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Jeffrey Chean (he/him)

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