Jack Becker founded Forecast Public Art in 1978, and now serves as director of Forecast’s Consulting and Creative Services program. As a public artist, administrator, and veteran consultant, Jack specializes in developing projects and plans for communities large and small. He especially enjoys projects that connect the ideas and energies of artists with the needs and opportunities of communities. He has organized dozens of exhibitions, publications, and creative events. Widely acknowledged as a leader in the field, Jack is the founding publisher of Public Art Review. In 2007, he received the Public Art Network Award of Excellence from Americans for the Arts, and in 2014, he received a lifetime achievement award from the College Art Association, through their Public Art Dialogue program.
Listen to our community conversation with Jack, hosted on October 25, 2018:
Learn more about Jack and Forecast at: forecastpublicart.org