Arts Org was founded in September 2015 to serve as an evolving creative platform for multi-art form collaborations, public art projects, residencies and arts education programs.
James P Quinn is the founding curator of the Top to Bottom project and currently directs Arts Org. A visual artist, muralist, musician and native of Queens, Quinn has shown works throughout South America, Europe and South Africa with featured exhibitions at the San Diego Museum of Art, Museu Brasileiro De Escultura in Sao Paulo, Los Angeles MOCA, and most recently has shown in Tehran, Iran. Quinn has been an active curator of mural art since the late 1990s. At the heart of his curatorial work is a natural collaborative style, deep respect for the creative process and all forms of style and craft. www.jamespquinn.com
Kuffner is founding Project Lead for Top to Bottom and was Creative Director for Cadence at the Prince of Bronze. He currently serves as a project advisor for Arts Org. A writer and storyteller, event producer, arts consultant and Alexander Technique teacher, Kuffner founded and directed the Ransom Corp producing over 70 events and performances in New York City and Europe. Most recently, he’s produced for World Maker Faire, HonkNYC, You Are So Lucky and the Gamelatron Orchestra. Alongside his arts initiatives, Kuffner is an expert bodyworker and somatic coach with a private practice (fivestreamsnyc.com) based in Brooklyn.