RJ Rushmore has been involved in contemporary art as a writer, curator, photographer, and arts administrator since 2008. With a focus on street art, graffiti, and public art, RJ facilitates and promotes catalytic and ambitious art in a range of settings. He founded the street art blog Vandalog and has worked at public art organizations including The L.I.S.A. Project NYC, Mural Arts Philadelphia, and Creative Time. Currently, RJ is co-curating Art in Ad Places while also pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration at New York University.
RJ's curatorial projects include the exhibition ALL BIG LETTERS at Haverford College's Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, the We The People mural series for Mural Arts Philadelphia, and the culture jamming campaign Art in Ad Places. In addition to authoring and editing three books, he has contributed writing to publications including The Washington Post, Hyperallergic, and Inside Higher Ed, and spoken at public art conferences across the United States and Europe. RJ and his projects have been featured in Artforum, CNN, The Creators Project, The Economist, Hyperallergic, The Nation, The New York Times, PAPER, Time, and elsewhere.