About FPAP

FLINT PUBLIC ART PROJECT ORGANIZES PUBLIC EVENTS,
workshops and temporary installations to inspire residents to reimagine the city, reclaim vacant and underutilized buildings and lots, and use innovative tools to steer Flint’s long-range planning.

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FLINT PUBLIC ART PROJECT SUPPORTS COLLABORATIONS
among local residents and organizations as well as with leading artists, architects, planners and community organizers from around the world, connecting Flint to regional, national and global movements to revitalize neighborhoods and cities through art and design.

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THE PROJECT DOCUMENTS AND AMPLIFIES
the many ways local residents, businesses and institutions are transforming Flint and its public image and identity, and broadcasting this new story to audiences throughout the city and the world.

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Above: Photographs by Desiree Duell

STAFF

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Executive Director Joseph Schipani is a theater designer from Metro Detroit with a B.A. in theater design from the University of Michigan – Flint, and extensive management and marketing experience in home improvement, law, and health services. A volunteer case manager at My Brother’s Keeper, a men’s homeless shelter in Flint, he also has expertise in substance abuse counseling.

Flint Public Art Project is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that uses art and design to improve and bring notice to underutilized areas in the local community.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President
Joe Schipani

Vice President
Sandra Branch

Secretary
Jimmela Byrd

Board Members
Lauren Watkins
Tomas Kladis
Michael Lawlor