Elliot Lessing is an Independent Curator and Interdisciplinary Artist. Since 2000, Elliot has curated and launched over 300 dynamic art exhibitions and contemporary public projects for diverse audiences of all ages. His projects involve Contemporary Artists from around the globe, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Maryland, Tokyo, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Spain, Vancouver and Norway. He has over 13 years of delivering extraordinary art experiences and dependable arts leadership, which include being Curator for a non-profit art space (BUILD) and an artist-run center (ART HUT), while delivering a dazzling array of exhibitions, interdisciplinary projects and adventurous outdoor public works that spark vibrant links between art and public life. Currently, he independently curates exhibitions and public projects across the US and beyond. He is also Founder and Curator for COCA Center for Outdoor Contemporary Art, a new curatorial platform devoted to presenting visionary public art projects for outdoor spaces.