Green Villain was founded in 2009 inside the historic Clorox Bleach Factory located in the last standing industrial sections of Jersey City. The 10k sq ft warehouse featured artist studios, a wood shop, multiple event spaces, lofted offices, two rooftops with panoramic city views and lots of graffiti.
Today Green Villain is an art gallery, a vinyl imprint (Green Village), event series (GVX) and a public art program (GVM). With offices in Jersey City, Denver and Berlin they curate, produce and consult for the greater real estate community, local business and the public/private sectors alike. With a global reach their goal is to showcase the talent within Jersey City in hopes to put it on the map as a cultural destination.
Most recently, they are spearheading a coalition of architects, designers, scholars, educators, community activists, videographers and media outlets to help reconceptualize an abandoned train tunnel commonly referred to as the Bergen Arches into a cultural destination in the heart of Jersey City.
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August 22, 2016 - Plan Would Turn Ex-Jersey City Rail Line Into Massive Park (Jersey Journal)
August 22, 2016 - Bergen Arches Proposal Envisions a World Class Cultural Destination in Jersey City (Jersey Digs)
July 23, 2016 - Green Villain Hosts 10-Hour Art & Music Festival in Downtown Jersey City (Jersey Digs)
June 4, 2015 - Abandoned Pep Boys Station Transformed (Animal New York)
June 26, 2015 - Graffiti Artists and Developers Draw an Alliance (Wall Street Journal)
March 24, 2015 - Greetings From Mural (Greetings Tour)
March 17, 2015 - Google Art Project (Green Villain)
December 4, 2014 - Territorial Disputes (Animal New York)
November 27, 2014 - Chico Loses Loisaida Wall to New Jersey Upstart (The Villager)
January 3, 2013 - Jersey City’s Secret Urban Playground by (Jersey City Independent)