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ART TO EMPOWER

PEOPLE | PLANET | LEGACIES

MISSION

We elevate artists & communities by activating meaningful narratives in the public realm. Our projects empower an inclusive network of artists to amplify creativity & document cultural legacies.

VISION

We envision a more just and regenerative society in which widely diverse experiences have ample opportunity to be represented and illuminated. We wholeheartedly aim to invest in the professional development of artists, promote the well-being of all people & strengthen the vitality of our planet.

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11:11 A Creative Collective is a woman-led art and culture non-profit organization that develops and executes integrated and accessible public art, arts programming and experiential installations. 

 

We believe that the planning, design, and management of public space should place the arts in the forefront, telling stories of our collective culture. We believe that environments activated by the arts create empowered people and honor our legacy. We produce large-scale art projects with sensitivity and equitability that reflect the value of its citizens.

WHAT WE DO

with the mission in the forefront

Curate Art Installations & Exhibition in Public Spaces

 

Produce Large Scale Public Art Projects with Sensitivity and Equity

 

Develop Best Practices Strategies for Communities

when Incorporating the Arts into the Civic Landscape

Develop Master Plans & Civic Art Guidelines

 

Produce Experiential Events & Marketing Campaigns

 

Cultural Programming & Arts Education

Artist RFQ Selection Processes

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Addy Gonzalez Renteria
Founder / Director

ADDY GONZALEZ RENTERIA (she/her) is the co-founder and co-director of 11:11 A Creative Collective, a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to empowering communities through the arts. 11:11 ACC has transformed the cultural landscape of the San Fernando Valley through its 12 years of public art, educational, exhibition and live event programs.

 

Addy has more than fifteen years experience working in the non profit arts sector. She focuses on the intersection of cultural development, policy, and arts accessibility for communities. The Los Angeles City Council and the Public Works Department has awarded Addy with certificates of recognition as a Latina woman in the arts. She has also been named an Impact-Maker to Watch in 2020 by City Impact Labs. 

 

She was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, grew up in southeast LA and moved to the San Fernando Valley at age 18. In her early career, Addy worked as drafter and designer for T.W. Layman Associates, a commercial architectural firm before transitioning her career to the arts. She interned at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach and was a board member of Arts in Education Aid Council. Addy has worked with the City of Los Angeles Council District 7 as its Cultural Development consultant where she created a comprehensive public art development plan specific to the Van Nuys corridor. She is an alumni of the Arts for LA Activate Cultural Policy program and is the inaugural fellow of the Arts for LA Laura Zucker Fellowship for Policy and Research.

 

Addy received her B.A. in Art History, Criticism and Conservation from UCLA and has an M.A. in Arts Administration from Drexel University. She’s dedicated her career to providing structure and support systems that ensure the transformational power of art is an integral part of healthy communities.  

Addy@1111acc.org  |  Tel: 818.447.0242  

Erin Stone

Founder / Director

ERIN STONE (she/her) is the co-founder and co-director of 11:11 A Creative Collective, a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to empowering communities through the arts. 11:11 ACC has transformed the cultural landscape of the San Fernando Valley through its 12 years of public art, educational, exhibition and live event programs.

 

Erin is an arts administrator, curator and creative marketing specialist born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She started her career in teaching high-school, working with at-risk teens in special education. Erin received a degree in photography and visual communications and been recognized locally and nationally for her photographic work. She has over 15 years of experience in grassroots activism, event production, youth mentorship and community development through the arts,  

 

With a passion for culture, representation and story-telling, Erin's curatorial work has been published in The New Yorker, Artillery Magazine, Hyperallergic, LA Times and featured on Spectrum News and NPR. In addition to co-directing 11:11 ACC, Erin is the Assistant Supervisor of Exhibitions at Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, CA and sits on the board of directors of the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, which is dedicated to representing and celebrating the diversity within the independent film community.

 

Erin has received numerous awards of recognition from the City of Los Angeles and, along with Addy was named an Impact-Maker to Watch by City Impact Labs. She is a photographer, mental health advocate, plant enthusiast, and along with her pit bull mix, Ash, an avid wanderer and traveler.

Erin@1111acc.org  |  Tel: 818.689.1778  

Partners

 City of Los Angeles

 City of West Hollywood

 City of South Pasadena

 City of Glendale, Arts & Culture Commission

City of Burbank

 

Toolbox LA

Committee For Greater LA

Los Angeles Council District 3

Los Angeles Council District 7

Los Angeles Council District 12

Los Angeles Council District 2

 

Madison Marquette

Los Angeles Emergency Management Department

Funders

Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles

 

California Arts Council

Los Angeles County Department of Arts & Culture Department

Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles​

Ruth & Joseph Reed Foundation for the Arts

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