Director, Agency for Civic Engagement
Professor, Architecture Department
Jeanine Centuori is Director of the Agency for Civic Engagement at Woodbury University. This multi-disciplinary outreach unit operates with low-cost/high-impact projects of social relevancy in the Cities of Los Angeles, Burbank, and the region. Projects have included an Outdoor Classroom for the John Muir Middle School, the Wilmington commercial corridor storefront improvements in Watts, garden pavilions for the non-profit Taking the Reins, and folly structures for the CA State Parks Bowtie Parcel along the Los Angeles River. The work can be seen in the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, International Business Times, Curbed LA, and KCET Artbound.
A university-wide initiative will expand projects to incorporate all disciplines at the university. She is the founder and co-principal of UrbanRock Design located at the Brewery Arts Complex in Los Angeles with artist partner Russell Rock. This studio-based art and architecture office has completed many integrated public art projects, spatial environments, and public art plans for urban centers around the US and Canada. The work has been recognized with awards, exhibitions, and publications. Her educational and practice work seeks to bring design, art, and culture to wider audiences and unconventional venues.
Master of Architecture- Cranbrook Academy of Art
Bachelor of Architecture, Cooper Union