Founder & Chief Curator, NOW Art
At the forefront of democratizing and revolutionizing public art, Los Angeles-based Carmen Zella is a creative thought leader, renowned art curator and producer. Zella’s progressive approach intersects art, architecture, technology and culture. With an instinct for collaborating with new, emerging and internationally acclaimed artists, like Refik Anadol, Nancy Baker Cahill and others, Zella’s artistic style reflects the era of the artist and the cultural pulse of communities. Zella’s 2021 LUMINEX: Dialogues of Light (Los Angeles) was most recently recognized with a Best of the City Award, as well as revered with a TEDx Talk on ‘The healing power of public art.’ This site specific, immersive, outdoor digital art exhibition illuminated Zella’s vision to bring artwork out of the four walls and into the streets for all to experience. Zella is also a CODAworx 2022 Creative Revolutionary.