Gwendolyn Garth


A resident of Cleveland, Gwendolyn Garth is an activist and artist. She has worked as an organizer for several years and is now a network weaver in the community.

She is appointed to serve through March 31, 2020.


She is the founder of Kings & Queens of Art, a grassroots collaboration of artists of all disciplines with special focus on artists from the re-entry sector. The organization strives to build a network of artists and resources that supports a vibrant arts environment in a neighborhood context. 

Ms. Garth has completed a two-year fellowship with Neighborhood Connections as a Network Weaver. She is a graduate of the Neighborhood Leadership Development Program and of Cuyahoga Community College's Women in Transition Program. Ms. Garth has also served as Ohio's State Leader for AmeriCorps and as City of Cleveland's Division of Recreation Chapter Chairperson of AFSCME Local 100 and Manager of Cultural Arts for the same agency.