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We’re In This Together

Emergency Arts provides resources and services to partner artists and organizations to serve communities in crisis.






My consulting practice is informed by more than 20 years experience in arts and community development. I value applying creativity in crisis, advancing artists as vital partners in community transformation, art and emergency management integration and practicing racial equity.

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From keynote speeches to panels to conferences, speaking engagements are dedicated to helping you and your community build resilience in the face of emergencies. Speaking topics include the role of art in emergency management, social and racial justice, and cultural somatics.

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It can be challenging to share the impact of your work, especially if you are courageous enough to work in the fields of art, emergency management, or racial equity. Whether it’s a 200 page toolkit or a two page poem, I can collaborate with you to increase the impact of your work through writing. Let’s explore how we can work together.

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Welcome. I’m so glad you are here.

Emergency Arts partners artists and organizations to serve communities in crisis. I created Emergency Arts after more than 20  years of experience in arts and community development across four continents.  Wherever you are in the world, I’m here for you.  Let’s start something new together.


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Success Stories

Success Stories 


  • Amelia is a leader who is able to inspire and motivate people in challenging situations. 
    N.P., Artist, Minneapolis, MN
  • She is passionate about her work and a take charge woman.
    – Mrs. JC., Community Liaison, New Orleans, LA




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Image: Jess Buhman Art