Presenter Bios


Jane Golden

Under Jane Golden’s direction, Mural Arts has created more than 3,800 works of public art and developed programs in youth art education, restorative justice, and behavioral health. Jane is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2012 Governor’s Award for Innovation in the Arts, Philadelphia Magazine’s Trailblazer Award, and eight honorary PhDs. She co- authored two books about Philadelphia murals and co-edited Mural Arts @ 30 (Temple University Press, 2014). Jane holds an MFA from Rutgers University, and BA degrees in Fine Arts and Political Science from Stanford University.





Social activist;
Professor, New York University

New York City, USA