“We need to see art up, like we see trees outside.”
In this Oakland Originals™ Profile, engineer, curator and art enthusiast Charmin Roundtree-Baaqee shares her love of Oakland, the intersection of science and art and how alternative art spaces create community.
Charmin Roundtree-Baaqee is the founder of Art Is Luv and Art + Science = Me, a very personal project that celebrates and brings awareness to the intersection of art and science in everyday experiences. Art is Luv aspires to move the masses to support, make accessible, and experience the world of art and to inspire emerging artists as well as create art collectors out of art admirers.
Charmin is the Chair of the East Bay Municipal Utility District Art Committee, a member of the City of Oakland Public Art Advisory Committee and has curated a wide range of individual and group exhibitions in both private and public spaces throughout Oakland.