OUR TEAM

CALVIN EATON, FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

(he/his/him) Calvin Eaton aka theglutenfreechef (www.theglutenfreechefblog.com) is a digital content creator, social entrepreneur, and educator whose area of expertise includes antiracism, diversity, inclusion, K-12 curriculum writing and teaching, gluten free plant based living, and higher education.

In 2016 he founded 540WMain Communiversity a grassroots non-profit community based university. (www.540westmain.org) with a commitment to enrich the Susan B. Anthony Preservation district as well as connect greater Rochester to the neighborhood through historic preservation, sustainability, workforce development, and antiracism education.

ADAM EATON, CREATIVE DIRECTOR

(he/his/him) Art lover, creator and voice of the people Adam Eaton is not only the younger brother of 540WMain’s Founder but the lead curator and editor of http://www.adameaton.com with a goal to help support and promote Rochester Artists to the local economy and assist in expanding their support to a global market. In his role as Creative Director Adam Eaton oversees 540WMain’s artist direction, and design initiatives,

RAY RAY MITRANO, ADVERTISING & SOCIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATE

(he/his/him) Ray Ray Mitrano loves to participate in community events, performances, workshops, and group exhibitions. Interactive storytelling is a major part of what he does, whether it involves drawing, animation, education, performing, videography, or multi-media installation. His experimental work embraces collaborative improvisation within conceptual frameworks. In addition to his freelance art and activism practice; Ray Ray is the brains and face behind 540WMain’s social media advertising and weekly HQ community classes respectively.

CANDACE HOFFMAN-HUSSAIN // PER DIEM CLASS COORDINATOR

 

MICHELE ASHLEE // VOLUNTEER PHOTOGRAPHER

AUSTIN RETZLAFF // 540 VOLUNTEER 

DARIAN WARD // 540VOLUNTEER 

ANNIE KWON // 540VOLUNTEER 

PAST HIGH SCHOOL INTERNS

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To schedule a visit, propose a class, or ask a question submit the contact form below or email info540westmain@gmail.com

 

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