Long before the pandemic, before Zoom was part of the vocabulary of so many, I Am Why existed in virtual space. Our work is rooted in in-person workshops where we partner with organizations focused on young people with lived experiences pushing for systemic change. In...
Co-lead of Curatorial and Curriculum Teams and Motherhood Support Group
Lauren Adelman is an artist and educator based in Beacon, NY. She is a co-founder of Artistic Noise, was the executive director for 16 years and currently serves on the board of directors. She has presented and published on social justice-based art education, as well as on the intersection of art and mass incarceration. Lauren worked as an educator at the Museum of Modern Art from 2006-2013. Lauren is also a licensed New York State Department of Education teacher and has taught art in many varied settings such as public schools, youth detention centers, and non-profit arts organizations both locally and internationally. Lauren’s own artistic practice explores environmental and social issues through printmaking, drawing, animation and other media.