For the past decade, Cleo has worked with renowned artists, city councils, movement leaders, global brands, and foundations to build campaigns and public space interventions that explore the relationship between storytelling, community empowerment, and human rights. Currently, the Deputy Director of Amplifier, a nonprofit design lab that builds art and media experiments to amplify the movements in the United States, Cleo has spearheaded groundbreaking media experiments for the organization 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 social movements, 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, 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 explore Cleo's art practice here.