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Justina Martino
Justina Martino is a community-focused artist, curator, and creative entrepreneur based in Sacramento, CA. She studied Painting and Art History at Rhode Island College and earned a Masters in Art History from UC Davis. As a graduate student, she became interested in public and community-engaged art and focused her research on the street artist communities of San Francisco. After graduating from UC Davis, she worked at the Sacramento non profit arts organization Verge Center for the Arts, where she organized Public Programs, including the film series and artist lectures, and managed the annual regional Sac Open Studios tour which invites folks to experience art and meet hundreds of artists throughout the region. Justina currently offers professional development resources, project management, and financial support to artists and organizations through her business, Art Tonic. With Art Tonic, she uplifts artists through community projects and exhibits and helps artists and cultural organizations see their projects through from idea to reality.
I Participate Because
I believe that community members know best what they need to make their community strong and vibrant. I am excited to create projects with and for community members to best serve them and bring creativity, joy, and connection to their daily lives.