Biography / Jaime Rojo
Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo are the Founders of the influential art blog BrooklynStreetArt.com. With Steve serving as Editor-in-Chief and Jaime as Editor of Photography. Proud New Yorkers, artists, and cultural workers for more than twenty-five years, both are experts on the evolving Street Art scene in New York as well as globally. With daily postings on Brooklyn Street Art (BSA), 175 articles on The Huffington Post, and close to one quarter of million followers on their social media network, the two have shown and discussed Street Art, graffiti, murals, and public art in more than 100 cities over the last few years.
Jaime and Steve have curated and organized group shows in New York and Los Angeles, have used their work to raise funds for charities like Free Arts NYC, have appeared before audiences ranging from the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Brooklyn Museum, The New York State Museum to street art festivals like Atlanta’s Living Walls. They have published two acclaimed books on Street Art: Brooklyn Street Art and Street Art New York both with Prestel Verlag. Harrington and Rojo are committed to keeping their site completely commercial free, they have enabled first time artists and career art stars an equal footing to be seen and heard.
Working with influencers, artists, fans, galleries, collectors, curators, neighborhoods, and important cultural institutions the two aim to continue to foster an ever widening conversation about the importance of art in the streets and its many colorful tributaries.