Robin Robinson

An artist, curator for this campaign, and fellow neighbor in Ward 10: South Collinwood, St Clair-Superior, Glenville, Euclid Park and Nottingham Village

About the artist

Robin Robinson is a painter, photographer, and educator who facilitates art therapy related programs for youth and senior citizens in the Glenville community.

Robin has a BFA from Temple University and Tyler School of Art. She is a certified art therapist and community activist. Her artworks have received numerous accolades and awards. In 2015, Robin created the “Urban Renaissance with heART” program convinced of the healing power of art. Robin as Executive Director of Sankofa Fine Art Plus is dedicated to bringing fine art outside of the traditional/restrictive art venues into the urban community in the form of co-creative, collaborative, public art
projects.

Robin seeks to educate and expose the community to African American and ethnic art which give the community a visual representation of their voices through transformative, inspirational, monumental murals that they help to create, giving them pride of place and ownership. Robin insists that all public art starts with community engaged
conversation to establish mutual trust.

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Two Cents for Arts & Culture

Commit 2% of the $500 million+ Cleveland is receiving in federal ARPA funds to Arts & Culture!

Covid has hit the creative sector hard.  An ARPA investment of $10 million helps protect and brings jobs to EVERY neighborhood.  We are creative businesses. We are cultural nonprofits. We are individual artists and so much more. We remain anchors for neighborhoods all over the city. ARPA funds will protect one of our greatest assets that is central to Cleveland’s economy and identity.

Artists for ARPA

Led by creative people, for creative people, we’ve created 18 unique and vibrant postcards, featuring artists of all disciplines in all 17 Cleveland City Wards. Take a look through the art below.

Right now, we have the opportunity to acquire more funding for our Creative Workers. Our city has received $511 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, a pandemic support program enacted by President Biden. We need your help in asking Cleveland City Council to dedicate $10 million of these dollars to our Creative WorkforceThis is only 2% of the ARPA funds Cleveland received – that’s only 2 cents on the dollar!

Let’s flood City Hall with powerful postcard messages! Attend an ARPA Postcard Party on Feb 24 or March 3 and Tweet + Email your City Council Member today.

We’re making progress

Recently, Mayor Bibb included a recommendation in his transition report to allocate $10 million to arts and culture. This is an exciting step, but we must help Cleveland City Council understand why their vote in favor of this recommendation is a smart choice. Your voice matters.

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    Attend a Postcard Party

    Happy Dog, Thursday, February 24, 4:30-6:30

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    Sankofa Fine Arts, Thursday, March 3, 4:00-6:00

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