JustSeeds Artists' Cooperative

Date: 

Jan 1 1998

Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative is a decentralized network of 24 artists committed to making print and design work that reflects a radical social, environmental, and political stance. With members working from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, Justseeds operates both as a unified collaboration of similarly minded printmakers and as a loose collection of creative individuals with unique viewpoints and working methods. We believe in the transformative power of personal expression in concert with collective action. To this end, we produce collective portfolios, contribute graphics to grassroots struggles for justice, work collaboratively both in- and outside the co-op, build large sculptural installations in galleries, and wheatpaste on the streets – all while offering each other daily support as allies and friends.

Founded in 1998, and originally the graphics distribution project of Josh MacPhee, Justseeds made the transformation into a worker-owned cooperative in 2007 – the original network being largely in place through past collaborations and friendships. In May 2010, Justseeds moved our distribution center from Portland to a new and larger base in Pittsburgh. We operate an online store and wholesale distribution center, as well as an active, multi-voice blog detailing current art and resistance projects around the world.

MEMBERS | MIEMBR@S
Santiago Armengod (San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico)
Jesús Barraza (Oakland)
Kevin Caplicki (New York)
Melanie Cervantes (Oakland)
Alec ‘Icky’ Dunn (Pittsburgh)
Molly Fair (New York)
Thea Gahr (Mexico City/McMinnville, OR)
Dara Greenwald (New York)
Nicolas Lampert (Milwaukee)
Josh MacPhee (New York)
Fernando Martí (San Francisco)
Colin Matthes (Milwaukee)
Yobany Mendoza (Mexico City)
Dylan Miner (East Lansing, Michigan)
Roger Peet (Portland)
Jesse Purcell (Montreal)
Pete Railand (Santa Fe)
Favianna Rodríguez (Oakland)
Erik Ruin (Providence)
Shaun Slifer (Pittsburgh)
Chris Stain (New York)
Meredith Stern (Providence)
Mary Tremonte (Pittsburgh)
Kristine Virsis (New York)
Bec Young (Pittsburgh)

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