Alex White-Mazzarella is the Founding Director of Artefacting. An artist, urbanist & facilitator, he sparked Artefacting as an initiative geared towards utilizing art, collaboration and positivity as means of building community and engaging the pressing social and cultural issues of local communities. With courage, multiculturalism and global insight in hand, Alex is passionate about bringing diverse audiences together.Through Artefacting he conducts artistic interventions from the inside of a community out to spawn fresh perspective and boost social cohesion. He has successfully led nine collaborative-based projects in three continents.
He received his BA in economics at Clark University (2002) MA studies in Urban Planning & Architecture at Portland State University and Postgraduate Studies in Urban form and Territory at Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya Barcelona. He developed and realized the Central Waterfront Planning and Design Competition as the Program Manager of Designing Hong Kong before moving to New York to turn his attention to artwork, painting under Hugo Bastidas, Phillip Sherrod and Larry Poons at the Art Students League. His work is in private collections in the USA, Denmark, France, Italy, Norway and India and he exhibits regularly in New York City.