2013 Create Change Fellow | 2014 Commissions Artist
Bridget Bartolini produces public programs that bring New Yorkers together through stories and art inspired by the neighborhoods of New York City. Bridget holds a MA in Community Education from Columbia University Teachers College. She has created the series Bronx Stories to challenge stereotypes about the Bronx; I Heart Bx/Bk to examine interborough relationships; and I’m Tawkin’ Here: Storytelling with a New Yawk Accent to promote the culture – and accents – of each borough. Her latest endeavor is the Five Boro Story Project, which aims to strengthen community connections and preserve local history.