Caroline Woolard
Artist, Educator, Chief Culture Officer at Open Collective
Caroline Woolard (she/her) is an artist, educator, and the Chief Culture Officer at Open Collective, a technology platform that supports 15,000 groups to raise and spend $35 million a year in full transparency. Caroline is a founding co-organizer of which exists to grow the Solidarity Economy movement by centering systems change work led by artists, and is the co-author of three books: Making and Being (Pioneer Works, 2019), a book for educators about interdisciplinary collaboration, co-authored with Susan Jahoda; Art, Engagement, Economy (onomatopee, 2020) a book about managing socially-engaged and public art projects; and TRADE SCHOOL: 2009-2019, a book about peer learning that Caroline catalyzed in thirty cities internationally over a decade. Caroline’s artwork has been featured twice on New York Close Up (2014, 2016), a digital film series produced by Art21 and broadcast on PBS.

Caroline was integral to the writing, making, and funding of all the courses in the Solidarity Economy section of the site.
Matt Warren Bruinooge
Matt Warren Bruinooge (b. 1998, Trenton) is an interdisciplinary artist whose work combines repetition, photography, video, performance, and repetition. A BAI Artist Grant recipient, he was trained at Brown University in visual arts and has work featured in KALTBLUT Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, and The Wrap. He is based in New York.