Janet Braun-Reinitz

Janet Braun-Reinitz is a muralist, painter and activist practicing to social justice. Her ongoing involvement in civil rights activism began in 1961 considering she was a Freedom Rider. During one incident in Little Rock, Arkansas, she was arrested and was jailed from July 8 to 15. She in imitation of worked at the national office of CORE and was the head of the CORE chapter in Rochester, NY in 1962-3. She is the subject of the documentary, Interview bearing in mind Janet Braun-Reinitz for the Freedom Riders 40th Anniversary Oral History Project, 2001, published by the University of Mississippi, excerpts are included in the film, The Children Shall Lead (2001).

In 1983, she co-founded Tasteful Ladies for Peace of Ithaca, New York. This dispensation was effective in peaceful protests promoting reproductive substitute and protesting adjacent to the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

Today, Braun-Reinitz works as a muralist and studio artiste based in New York City. Since she began creating murals in 1984, Braun-Reinitz has painted on top of 60 murals in seven countries, including India, Ghana, England, Georgia, Italy, Nicaragua and the United States. Her 3,300-square-foot mural titled "When Women Pursue Justice"' can be found in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. This mural was created in collaboration in imitation of 12 other women artists and Artmakers Inc. (see documentary films, The Women of Nostrand and Greene, Dave Reinitz, H2F Productions, 2006; Beyond the Walls, Gail Embrey, Power Surge Productions, 2014.)

Her studio behave is in collections as diverse as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Oakland Museum of California, Bristol-Myers Squibb, PAD/D Archives and MOMA.

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