Cody Herrmann

photo credit: © Matthew Pernod, 2019

Cody Herrmann

Cody Ann Herrmann is a New York City based artist and community organizer with an interest in participatory design methods, public space, and urban resilience. Through multidisciplinary arts, community engagement exercises, and grassroots organizing, she applies an iterative, human centered approach to environmental problem solving. Since 2014 Cody’s work has revolved around her hometown of Flushing, Queens, creating a series of projects critiquing policy related to land use and environmental planning in areas surrounding Flushing Bay and Creek. This ongoing series of socially engaged work has led her to collaborate on all-ages public programs with numerous environmental and civic groups working locally in Queens.

Cody is currently a Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Jerome Foundation Artist in Residency Fellow. She has participated in the Works on Water / Underwater New York artist in residency program, and has been a recipient of the Waterfront Alliance City of Water Day Award. She has presented work as part of Open Engagement, and has been featured in Hyperallergic. Cody holds an undergraduate degree from Parsons School of Design, and an MFA from Social Practice Queens at CUNY Queens College.