• artists

Turnaround Artists are acclaimed, creative professionals who adopt Turnaround Arts schools over the length of the program, working directly with students and teachers, engaging parents and the school community, and highlighting the positive impact of the arts on their school’s transformation.

Chuck Close

May 13, 2015

Yo-Yo Ma

May 18, 2015

Sarah Jessica Parker

May 18, 2015

Kerry Washington

May 18, 2015

Paula Abdul

June 2, 2015

Bernie Williams

June 3, 2015

Marc Anthony

May 1, 2015

Damian Woetzel

June 3, 2015

Tracy Reese

June 3, 2015

Edward Norton

November 8, 2017

Jake Shimabukuro

June 3, 2015

Thom Mayne

June 3, 2015

Jack Johnson

June 3, 2015

Carla Dirlikov Canales

June 3, 2015

Cameron Diaz

June 3, 2015

Misty Copeland

June 3, 2015

David Blaine

June 3, 2015

Elizabeth Banks

May 13, 2015

Citizen Cope

May 13, 2015

Silk Road Ensemble

May 18, 2015

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

May 13, 2015

Frank Gehry

May 13, 2015

Josh Groban

May 13, 2015

Herbie Hancock

May 18, 2015

Elton John

May 18, 2015

Rashida Jones

May 18, 2015

Nigel Lythgoe

May 18, 2015

Kerry James Marshall

May 18, 2015

Irvin Mayfield

May 18, 2015

Jason Mraz

May 18, 2015

Kal Penn

May 18, 2015

Tim Robbins

May 18, 2015

Doc Shaw

May 18, 2015

Trombone Shorty

May 18, 2015

Chad Smith

May 18, 2015

Forest Whitaker

May 18, 2015

Alfre Woodard

May 18, 2015

John Lloyd Young

May 18, 2015

Keb’ Mo’

May 25, 2016

Esperanza Spalding

May 25, 2016

Usher

May 25, 2016

Autumn de Forest

May 25, 2016

Valerie June

May 25, 2016

Ledisi

May 25, 2016

Joshua Bell

May 25, 2016

Taylor Hawkins

May 25, 2016

Jacqueline Suskin

May 25, 2016

Larisa Martinez

May 25, 2016

IZ Avila

May 25, 2016

Paula Fuga

May 25, 2016

Dave Matthews

May 27, 2016

Jane Fonda

May 27, 2016

Jackson Browne

May 27, 2016

Graham Nash

May 27, 2016

Whoopi Goldberg

May 27, 2016

Smokey Robinson

May 25, 2016

David Brooks

May 25, 2016

Johnny Nunez

Johnny Nunez

May 25, 2016

Li'l Buck

Lil Buck

May 25, 2016

Mic Jordan

August 25, 2016

David Garibaldi

May 7, 2017

Pia Toscano

May 8, 2017

Black Violin

May 8, 2017

Dan Zanes and Claudia Eliaza

May 8, 2017

Ben Folds

May 8, 2017

Taboo

May 8, 2017

John Cruz

May 8, 2017

Ozomatli

October 10, 2017

Amanda Lucidon

September 28, 2017

Mike Arturi

August 11, 2017