For the past decade, Cleo has worked with city councils, global brands and foundations to explore the relationship between public art, storytelling, and human rights. Currently the Deputy Director of Amplifier, a nonprofit design lab that builds art and media experiments to amplify the most important movements of our time, Cleo co-produces and co-creative directs global media experiments including the iconic We The People campaign and education initiative We The Future. The result has been millions of iconic artworks distributed across the United States in collaboration with hundreds of renowned artists and building the nonprofit into a globally recognized art and social justice organization.
Cleo's work has been featured at the Brooklyn Museum, on CNN, VICE, Refinery29, Radio New Zealand, the New York Times, Crooked Media, and elsewhere. Cleo holds an M.A. in Art and Public Policy from New York University, and a double B.A. in Political Science and International Business from the University of Auckland. Alongside her curatorial practice, she is an active working artist. You can see some of Cleo's art here.