ERIN STONE (she/her) is the co-founder and co-director of 11:11 A Creative Collective, a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to empowering communities through the arts. 11:11 ACC has transformed the cultural landscape of the San Fernando Valley through its 12 years of public art, educational, exhibition and live event programs.
Erin is an arts administrator, curator and creative marketing specialist born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She started her career in teaching high-school, working with at-risk teens in special education. Erin received a degree in photography and visual communications and been recognized locally and nationally for her photographic work. She has over 15 years of experience in grassroots activism, event production, youth mentorship and community development through the arts,
With a passion for culture, representation and story-telling, Erin's curatorial work has been published in The New Yorker, Artillery Magazine, Hyperallergic, LA Times and featured on Spectrum News and NPR. In addition to co-directing 11:11 ACC, Erin is the Assistant Supervisor of Exhibitions at Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, CA and sits on the board of directors of the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, which is dedicated to representing and celebrating the diversity within the independent film community.
Erin has received numerous awards of recognition from the City of Los Angeles and, along with Addy was named an Impact-Maker to Watch by City Impact Labs.