Mrs. Iryna Kanishcheva
Iryna Kanishcheva was the founder and curator of several groundbreaking public art projects in the USA and her hometown, Ukraine. Among them the first urban art initiative in North Central Florida, 352walls. She is the Founder of Monochronicle [GNV URBAN ART LLC], an arts service organization, and software dedicated to equitable solutions and public art industry development. Monochronicle assists state arts agencies and private arts organizations in artist selection process, production, educational events, and data analytics.
Iryna is a recipient of the 2021 Business Arts Award which recognizes businesses that have contributed significantly to the arts in the city; the 2018 City Beautification Award for the outstanding public space and community project; the 2015 Public Art Award for the significant contribution to the enhancement of the greater environment through public art.
Iryna was published in Springer Scientific Journal, featured in Innovate Gainesville book, and Street Art Today II: The 50 Most Influential Street Artists Today book. Public talks: Gainesville Barcamp 2016-2018 and 2022, TEDxUF