Joel Bergner (aka Joel Artista) is an artist, educator and organizer of community-based public art initiatives with youth and families around the world. He works in acrylic and aerosol, creating elaborate paintings and public murals that explore social topics and reflect a wide array of artistic influences. Joel has facilitated community mural projects in Syrian refugee camps in the Middle East, juvenile detention centers in the US, and the shantytowns of Kenya, India and Brazil.
Anonymous Was A Woman
Anonymous Was A Woman is an unrestricted grant of $25,000 awarded each year to ten women artists over the age of 40 and at a critical junction in their career. Women Supporting Women ... As Natural As Breathing.
Sleepy Tunisian Town
Art Creation Foundation
Art Creation Foundation for Children (ACFFC), is an arts based non-profit organization created for the personal growth, empowerment, and education of children in need in Jacmel, Haiti. The ACFFC provides art instruction, tutoring, medical care, daily food and water, and educational expenses for students in the program.
Frye Art Museum
The Global Paint for Charity, Inc. (AKA “GPC” or “Global Paint”) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia working together with commercial businesses and other non-profit organizations, residential households, and Paint Manufacturers to recycle post-consumer Latex paint for our cause. We strive to protect the environment, change lives and beautify poor communities throughout the world.