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Jason Kartez


Jason has been announced as one of four artists in residence for an inaugural program with the GRYD Foundation (Gang Reduction and Youth Development) in collaboration with the City of Los Angeles. Over the course of four months, Kartez will lead mentorship, design, and product development of community youth generated comics, writing, and clothing. Find out more.

He has also accepted the full-time position of Middle School Art (CTE) Teacher with a focus in Arts, Media and Entertainment at Academia Avance a tuition-free public Charter School in the Highland Park neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA. Kartez is also enrolled at Cal State LA Charter School of Education working towards his single subject art credential. Currently, Jason has work showing in Graphic Content at the National Liberty Museum near the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, PA.


Freya Yost


Freya Yost is a writer and researcher interested in knowledge systems, open access, grassroots digital media, social justice, and much more. She is Vice-President of A Growing Culture, an organization that works towards social and environmental justice by advancing a culture of farmer autonomy and agroecological innovation. Her background is in information policy, digital privacy, and the arts. Freya is based out of Italy.

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