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Aviva Kapust

Executive Director
The Village of Arts and Humanities


Philadelphia, PA

Aviva is a designer, educator and advocate for equitable revitalization in underserved urban communities. As Executive Director at The Village of Arts and Humanities, she's founded arts-based community development initiatives that address socioeconomic challenges facing 1500 youth and families in North Central Philadelphia including the SPACES Artist-in-Residence Program, CRED Philly Magazine, PhillyEarth Sustainability Leaders Program, and Creative Impact Studios Youth Program, all of which receive national recognition and significant financial investment for their impact and ingenuity. Previously, Aviva worked as an awarded Art and Creative Director at advertising agencies in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles and as an adjunct professor at Temple University in Philadelphia.