Director, CT Program Director
JoAnn is a muralist and social impact artist. She develops art programs that engage people of all ages and abilities to make a positive impact. Informed by Dewey's "Art as Experience", focusing on environment, peace, and democracy, she has worked hands-on with over 75,000 people to create public art projects in communities across the US and abroad. JoAnn is the creator of Lots of Fish and the Runoff Art programs.
Virtual Program Coordinator
Dana Myers is a research scientist and environmental advocate. She has done work in California to help better understand how floodplains can help threatened and endangered migratory fish species. She is working with LOF to develop our user friendly GIS map integration and other components of Runoff Art program from the west coast in California!
Science & Art Educator
Kattie is a certified National Geographic Educator with the distinction of being both a Science and Art teacher. She is part of a powerful movement to make the world a better place by empowering students to be informed decision-makers equipped to solve meaningful challenges in their local communities and beyond through real-world citizen science and project based S.T.E.A.M. learning projects.
Environmental Ethics Educator
Jen is a philosophy professor teaching Environmental Ethics. She is working with Lots of Fish to adapt her college coursework and discussions to educating youth groups. She is a contributor to our Stormwater Run-off Art lesson plans for K-12 students and community groups.
Digital Content Strategist
Kristen is a photographer, artist, and educator. Passionate about shedding light on unseen stories, she is dedicated to creating new opportunities for a more positive future. She takes pride in helping Lots of Fish manage its digital archives while crafting an online presence to support its powerful message.
Citizen Science Coordinator
Lauren works with LOF developing our Citizen Science Projects - Stormwater testing and Debris Tracker. As a Scientist and educator she works with LOF 's collaborating environmental organizations to adapt and conduct LOF Art & Environmental Education Programs in Connecticut.
Citizen Science Educator
Kate works with LOF developing our Citizen Science Projects - Stormwater testing and Debris Tracker. As a Scientist and educator she works with LOF 's collaborating schools and environmental organizations to adapt and conduct LOF Art & Environmental Education Programs in Connecticut.
Field Educator & Assistant
Meleine is a Field Educator and Virtual Assistant. She graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and a minor in Biology. She loves coordinating environmental educational programs and assisting with various restoration projects .
Eric is a recently graduated biology student who works with LOF as a GIS Instructor. He knows that public outreach is one of the best ways to get people invested in improving their communities. He hopes that the LOF team projects can help reduce pollution and improve the habitat qualities for all of our local fish populations.
Artist & Storm Drain Artist
Working with New Haven schools, Gonzalo creates compilation designs for storm drain art from student submissions. He is also presenting our storm drain design activity for LOF's Online Classroom
Little Shop of Murals
Paige is an artist and window painter. She is working with Lots of Fish to learn the art of "all things fishy", rain barrels, watershed murals, and storm drain art! She is from the Barnard Environmental Magnet School.
Jules is a New Haven artist and Runoff Art trainee working with the staff and students at Barnard Environmental Magnet School to conduct a variety of Runoff art programs in conjunction with Barnard's Earth Day Festival and environmental education programs.
Summer Youth Employee
Yahayra is a rising junior at the Sound School. She aspires to be a social worker and wants to find ways to help as many people as possible. She also is finding ways to raise awareness for water pollution and marine life.
Summer Youth Employee
Jordan is a rising junior at Wilbur Cross High School. He is inspired by the vast unknown on this earth and aims to spend his life exploring it. He works with Lots of Fish to bring awareness to our planet's resources and their fragility.
Summer Youth Employee
Ava is a rising sophomore at the Sound School. She is a creative and artistic person with a passion for art! Her aspiration in
life is to be able to use her artistic abilities to create designs that inspires everyone.
The Rain Barrel Guy
Frank is a singer, songwriter and activist that wrote our LOF Rain Barrel song - "Get A Rain Barrel" He also works with New Haven Bioregional group to distribute, help install and educate people about the benefits of using rain barrels. He leads training sessions for LOF summer youth workers and LOF "Art of Catching Rain" rain barrel workshops.
Hip Hop Artist
Party Kidd is a Connecticut rapper, actor, and LOF collaborator in her hometown of New Haven. Party is currently working with Lots of Fish to compose contemporary music with her passion for lyrics and healing our planet. She loves doing her part to help the cause! (@Partyk1d)
Musicians for Fish
Married duo the Sawtelles are a balance of four elements, alternate-tuned guitar, drum kit configurations, and two voices. Their strict DIY philosophy aligns them more with the hand painted Sun Ra LP’s of 1950’s and 60’s, the Sawtelles have brought their original music to a diverse audiences in art galleries, coffee hou
Musicians for Fish
Married duo the Sawtelles are a balance of four elements, alternate-tuned guitar, drum kit configurations, and two voices. Their strict DIY philosophy aligns them more with the hand painted Sun Ra LP’s of 1950’s and 60’s, the Sawtelles have brought their original music to a diverse audiences in art galleries, coffee houses , restaurants, farmers markets, nite clubs for over two decades.
Alanis is a rising senior at the Sound School of New Haven. She is heavily involved in seahorse husbandry research and wants to raise awareness about water pollution's effect on marine wildlife.
David attends the Sound School of New Haven and has a passion for visual creativity. Ever since his zeal for photography, videography and art clicked about four years ago, he has striven to improve his craft and capture "the big story."
Website Designer (Creator of Net Results Game)
Amelia is a student at North Carolina State University, studying environmental science. She has been a nature lover all life, and hopes to combine her passions of art and sustainability to change the world around her.
Amaiya is a student of Wilbur Cross High School and is interested in studying law. She loves music, plays sports and is passionate about ensuring cleaner waters for her generation, and those to come.
Peels & Wheels provided summer youth & their families compost buckets and pick-up service as part of the programs sustainable living experience.
Summer Youth Employment
Karen Higgins is helping other cities adopt and adapt LOF programs and Summer Youth Employment. She is a passionate advocate for the environment and working to better the future children will inherit.
Juan is a long time New Haven resident and artist. He is photographed here next to a rain barrel he helped to design, sporting the Lots of Fish T- shirt that he also designed!
Jacob (Jake) is a musician, composer/arranger, recording artist, educator, photographer, IT Consultant and author located in Greater New Haven, Connecticut. Jake came to Lots of Fish when he was photographing birds on the Quinnipiac River. We are glad he swam over to help!
Media & Journalism
Barbara is an artist, gallery coordinator and former journalist. She works with summer youth on important social skills in the business setting. Leading tours of WTNH-TV , and discussions on media in a democracy, role of journalists, and the evolution of news media from print, to radio, to TV, and now to the internet.
Reno is a Fair Haven recording artist. He is working with us on recording some environmental music. He is also a visual artist and works with us on making Lots of Fish studio and events look just that much better.
Artist & Educator
Eric is an artist, teacher and music producer. He is traveling with his life partner Rosie and their cat Seven; living their best lives. He appreciates working with such a great group like the Lots of Fish team!
Joshua is an acupuncturist and body-worker. He spends his spare time in the woods and working with other passionate folks to manifest things at the intersection of art, advocacy and fun.
All around Handy Man who helped us install much needed doors and windows on the studio but also helped with our festival games and installations. Past Puppeteer with Stony Creek Puppet theater he also builds theater sets and puppets!
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