Greta McLain, Minneapolis, MN

Greta McLain and GoodSpace Murals promotes community development through the creation of works of art. They engage the community in their mural design and painting process, and use art to promote community development and reclaim residents’ stories and identity within public spaces. Greta McLain is the Artistic Director of GoodSpace and has over 10 years of mural making experience focused on exploring the ways that art can bring communities together, the power of visual language to activate voice, and the potential of art as a vehicle for hands-on organizing and educating. She traveled to South America and Europe to study new and traditional techniques. She has created projects in and around Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Memphis, Philadelphia, Argentina, Mexico, and France.