Graham Projects is a Baltimore-based creative agency making cities more inclusive and livable through public art, civic engagement, design, and communications. Building on his background in public art, urban planning, and advocacy, Public Artist and Creative Director Graham Coreil-Allen creates participatory projects and leads social initiatives in the service of pedestrians and places. As an artist, Coreil-Allen interprets and activates public space through New Public Sites walking tours, critical writing, public installations, creative mapping, and documentary video. As an organizer he leverages multimedia strategies for meaningful impact, including community engagement, graphic design, project management, web development, social media, and public relations.
Coreil-Allen founded Graham Projects in 2005 as a way to investigate and improve cities through public art. Over the past ten years of investigating and strengthening public space, Coreil-Allen has expanded his creative work to include a comprehensive array of built, programmatic, design, and engagement strategies.Through Graham Projects, Coreil-Allen has reached hundreds of thousands of participants through radical New Public Sites walking tours led in cities across the country and numerous public art installations, including viral-sensation Hopscotch Crosswalks, Dancing Forest and Choose Your Own Adventure at Artscape, and Sun Stomp at Light City Baltimore. Coreil-Allen’s work has been featured in numerous exhibits and media outlets including the American Pavilion in the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale and a special episode of the hit podcast 99% Invisible.