Organizer, Educator, Artist
New York, NY
Jose Serrano-McClain’s practice revolves around the economics of the creative spirit. As the Community Organizer for the Queens Museum, Jose uses cultural strategies to develop community partnerships that creatively address a range of complex urban issues in the multifaceted neighborhoods of Queens, among them immigrant civic integration, sustainable development, and public space equity. As Program Manager for Corona Studio, the first artist residency program dedicated to a NYC neighborhood, Jose has played an important role in a diverse portfolio of special projects for the Museum, including Immigrant Movement International, Corona Plaza, Los Angeles Poverty Department’s residency, Social Practice Queens, and the World’s Park.