About The BAMP

The BAMP is a nonprofit organization of local artists dedicated to facilitating and creating public art. Our vision is to turn bare, blighted walls into artistic gateways into the community's surrounding environment.

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Our mission

Our Mission

Our program is constantly establishing new standards of excellence in the practice of public and contemporary art creation and exhibition. Our collaborative dialogue processes empower artists and communities to address and organize issues in the community. Community art builds bridges from conceptual connection to a physical understanding. With close attention to our clients' desires, the results are beautiful murals that inspire and motivate viewers.

68

Murals Painted

26

Artists Empowered

16

Communities Engaged

406

Volunteers

Our Team

Seth Carson

Andre Jones

BAMP Executive Director / Founder

Thomas Son

Pamela "Plum" Outten

Assistant Director

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Keith Williams

CFO

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Ashley Cousin

Executive Assistant

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Rachel Wolfe-Goldsmith

Creative Director

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Derrick "Rtystk" Shavers

Field Operations Director

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Langstyn Williams

Program Manager

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Timothy B.

Lead Artist

Seth Carson

Sierra Salome

Volunteer Coordinator

Thomas Son

Terrion "Shido" Smith

Artist

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Forced2Fly

Artist

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Zoe Boston

Artist

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Corbrae Smith

Artist

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Adisa Davis

Artist

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Kiara "DJ Ignacia" Hardy

Artist

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Kalani Ware

Artist

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Nyia Garrett

Artist

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Andrew Felix

Artist

Board of Directors

Seth Carson

Abba Yahudah

President

Vice President

Eva Facey

Vice President

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Erin Bakke

Secretary

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Barrett Raftery

Treasurer

Advisory Committee

Seth Carson

Sorell Raino-Tsui

Advisor

Thomas Son

Bobby Arte

Advisor

Seth Carson

Shingi Samudzi

Advisor

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Melonie Green

Advisor

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Melorra Green

Advisor

We are here for you 

You can count on The Bay Area Mural Program for all of your public art needs. We see each mural as an opportunity to partner with unique creative perspectives to the new community vision. 

The BAMP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

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