Mission

Future History Now is an artist-operated nonprofit organization committed to creating collaborative art projects with youth facing adversity in underserved communities.

Goals

  • Inspire, educate, empower.

  • Implement art projects that promote increased use of public spaces.

  • Unite communities through art projects that promote city pride.

  • Create positive opportunities, through engagement and collaboration, for community members to have their contributions acknowledged, and to be stakeholders in their community and its future.

  • Teach problem-solving through the art-making process with guidance from professional artists.

  • Collaborate with other outreach programs and schools throughout the world, creating a cultural exchange of ideas and experiences.

 

Our Founders

 

Julia Deyo Gibb

A native Annapolitan, Julia Gibb earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1995 at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, DC. She currently writes for Annapolis’ local art magazine, Up.St.Art, and an activist and arts advocate.

Jeff Huntington

Jeff Huntington aka Jahru is a painter living and working in Annapolis, Maryland. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA 1997) and the Corcoran School of Art (BFA 1995). He taught painting as an adjunct professor at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design | George Washington University from 2012 until 2016, when he and his wife, Julia Gibb, founded Future History Now. His work appears throughout the world and is represented by Porter Advisory in New York Cityand Reyes+Davis in Washington, DC.