Evan Bissell (www.evanbissell.com) is an artist and educator. He facilitates multi-disciplinary, community-based art projects for public installation and the internet. Bissell has exhibited on Alcatraz Island, at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Intersection for the Arts, and SOMArts. Bissell teaches art and leads public projects in schools (K-12) throughout the country. He is currently pursuing a joint Masters in Public Health and City Planning at UC Berkeley and was the first artist-in-residence at the American Cultures Engaged Scholar Program at UC Berkeley. He is the director of knottedline.com and freedoms-ring.org.