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Interview with Former NEA Director of Design and Creative Placemaking Jason Schupbach

August 16, 2017

Before leaving for his new position at Arizona State University, former Director of Design and Creative Placemaking at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jason Schupbach sat down with Jen Hughes to reflect on the seven fruitful years he spent at the NEA supporting artists, designers, and local communities. Schupbach reflects on both his accomplishments and regrets during his time at the NEA, as well as the future of creative placemaking as a whole. Schupbach’s thoughts are timely as the NEA recently announced another round of Our Town grants, totaling a $6.8 million investment in communities across the country. Click here to learn more and read the full interview.

Image courtesy of Art C.

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