Jason Schupbach

Jason Schupbach, Director of Design Programs at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), has worked extensively at the intersection of the arts, creative placemaking, and the resilience of cities. Jason has led the NEA's creative placemaking efforts including the Our Town funding program, Exploring Our Town online resource, and events such as Beyond the Building: Performing Arts and Transforming Place. He holds that creative placemaking is an essential concept for understanding and building social resilience.