EUNIC New York Cluster Mural Project Garden of Collective Futures 2024


“Garden of Collective Futures” is a public art project initiated by ten members of the EUNIC Cluster New York featuring artists from ten European countries and the US.


In the first step, the artists will create a collaborative mural design through a series of workshops under the creative lead of New York-based, Ukrainian-born painter, muralist, street artist and illustrator Misha Tyutyunik. In the second step, they will bring it to a wall in New York City. In the spirit of artistic exchange between Europe and the US, the project seeks to emphasize the importance of international cultural cooperation. The result will be the product of different artistic positions from Europe and the US coming together: both the design as well as the actual mural itself will be created by the group. The unveiling of the mural is planned for June 20, 2024.


The ten artists taking part in the project are:


We are thrilled to partner with The Standard, East Village on this project. The mural will be located on the wall outside of the hotel, along East 5th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenue), New York, NY 10003, and will be unveiled on June 20th, 2024. Make sure to drop by The Standard this summer and check it out!

The Standard, East Village is located off Cooper Square in one of New York’s most vibrant, artistic neighborhoods. The hotel is cozy, charming, and eccentric in equal measure—very much in the spirit of its surroundings. In a time where the world feels increasingly divided, this artistic exchange between Europe and the US emphasizes the importance of international cultural cooperation.


Photos by Bruce Bybee

Video by David Sepa



Lead Artist

Misha Tyutyunik is a Ukrainian-born artist based out of Brooklyn, New York. He is working in a variety of mediums, he creates public art with communities locally and abroad and is regularly commissioned to paint and illustrate for collectors, brands and publications. Image Credits: Antonio Battle

Work samples from Misha Tyutyunik

from left to right: ‘A Conversation on Beverly’ 2023 Kensington, Brooklyn, photo by David Sepa; ‘250 Years of Zaporizhia’ Zaporizhia, Ukraine 2021, photo by David Sepa; The Sun Also Rises’ Twin Parks Terrace, Bronx, NY 2023, photo by David Sepa


Rob Anderson is a visual artist from Queens, NYC known for large scale murals and international community painting events. Rob perceives space like an improvisational musician. With bold lines representing movement, varied colors as harmony, and dashes as rhythm, his two-dimensional works take on the qualities of a musical composition. Community work is at the core of Rob’s art path. In 2017 he began volunteering summer art classes and mural workshops with a community youth center in Kingsbridge Heights. This led to artist residencies with public schools where he taught art and created several murals with students. Since then, his interactive paint by numbers project “Kittizens” has been featured internationally, welcoming thousands of participants. In 2022, Rob reconnected with his Hungarian heritage and has since worked with hundreds of students in Nyíregyháza and Budapest. There, he continues to advance his interactive community projects, most notably producing designs for youth-led Lego mosaics consisting of over 35,000 bricks. His frequent trips back to Hungary have inspired his art in a direction that honors the rich cultural history of the country, depicting iconic knights, hussars, musicians, shepherds, and architecture. Rob firmly believes that when art extends beyond the confines of the studio and gallery walls, it has the power to transform the public by tapping into our deep desire to connect with our innate creativity, joy, and each other.

Work samples from Rob Anderson

from left to right: Greetings From Queens: 61 188th street Fresh Meadows, Queens 2019; Regoscape: 63rd drive and Queens Blvd Rego Park, Queens 2021; Kittizens of Justice: 4th Ave and Sackett St. Park Slope, Brooklyn 2020 (removed)


Working in oils and spray paint, Riivo Kruuk’s work explores Estonian folklore and traditonal clothing fused with contemporary motifs and pop culture. Working inside and outside on buildings, Riivo paints his figures decorated in embroidery-esque and graffiti tag-like adornments. Riivo Kruuk was born in 1998 and grew up in Ft. Lauderdale FL. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor in Fine Arts with a Focus in Painting in 2020. Since graduating he continues to gather a list of exhibitions and murals around the U.S. and on an international stage. Image Credits: Nancy Sterrett

Work samples from Riivo Kruuk

from left to right: mural in Sibiu, Romania; mural in Charleston, South Carolina; mural in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina (all images by the artist)


David Leitner is a visual artist from Austria and graduated from the University of Applied Arts Vienna in 2020. His works are inspired by cultural diversity as well as contemporary problems and react to their immediate surroundings. They are analog and digital, inside and outside, on polyurethane or concrete, huge or insignificant. Based on found-footage photographs or AI prompts, and translated through painting, they conclude in a contemporary context. Through repetition, juxtaposition and elimination of the original composition, they tend to lean towards surrealism and want to be unraveled by the observer. Errors and mistakes become the focal point. He has painted over 30 public buildings and exhibited his work on 3 continents. Image Credits: Philipp Bohar

Work samples from David Leitner

from left to right: mural in Vienna, Austria, photo by Jolly Schwarz; mural in Lodhi, India, photo by Pranav Gohil; mural in Chennai, India, photo by Pranav Gohil


Julius Ludavičius, born in 1969, is a Lithuanian painter based in New York. A graduate of Vilnius Academy of Arts and Hunter College, his work melds semi-abstract and mural-sized paintings with a focus on non-traditional canvases featuring complex, irregular shapes. His pieces blend abstract structures with detailed representational elements, inviting multiple narratives and interpretations. His works are in private collections in New York, Los Angeles, and Lithuania.

Work samples from Julius Ludavičius

from left to right: Butterfly Effect, 2016, oil and mm on linen mounted on panel; Intersection, 2004-2018, Oil and mixed media on panel; Shield, 2015-22, oil and mm on paper mounted on panel


Radu Pandele is a visual artist from Bucharest, Romania, whose practice includes painting, muralism, sculpture, mixed media installations, and digital art. His murals can be seen in several cities in Romania and Europe, including Berlin, Germany; Monte Gordo, Portugal; Bialystok, Poland; Grenoble and Briançon, France.

Work samples from Radu Pandele

from left to right: mural in Bucharest, Romania; mural in Bucharest, Romania;mural in Brincon; mural in Târgu Jiu, Romania


Jan Deejoohcee Rosius is a visual arist from Belgium/Flanders with deep roots in the graffiti and street art movement. With more than 25 years of experience he blends element of raw graffiti culture with different techniques from the spectrum of modern contemporary art. Image Credits: Gielkens

Work samples from Jan Deejoohcee Rosius

from left to right: “Fiar Play“ in As, Belgium, photo by artist; Swallowed by Nature in Genk, Belgium, photo by artist; Rubiks Cubed in Sint-Truiden, Belgium, photo by artist


Rosa Sarholz’ work examines how language operates in the public sphere, often in text and large scale installation. She graduated from Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany as a Meisterschülerin of Rita McBride and holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA.

Work samples from Rosa Sarholz


Asia Sztencel (b. Łódź, Poland) is a Brooklyn based conceptual artist who pursues socially engaged practice based on research about the experience of immigrants in local communities in relationship to memory of a place. Activating landscape as the base narrative through painting, traditional craft, and multimedia, Sztencel’s interactive practice offers a personal exploration of exile and longing within the broader narratives of displacement and immigration.

Work samples from Asia Sztencel

from left to right: Zdzislawa Landscape; Grazynka Landscape; Stasia Landscape; Wladek Landscape


Věrka Vybíralová, is an artist who, is part of the young, progressive generation of Czech artists. She created and pioneered a new technique called ‘dynamic quick-sketching’ Her primary focus is figure drawing, which she expresses mostly in form of comics. Her work has been shown in the Czech Republic including exhibitions at the Prague Castle and Mural Street Art festival in Prague. She has participated in the Zlín Film Fest, and is the author of a series of monumental portraits entitled “The Unoverlookables” She also works as an illustrator for the Czech magazine Reflex. In 2020 she exhibited her illustration series at the Czech Center New York.Věrka Vybíralová

Work samples from Věrka Vybíralová

from left to right: Přerov, Moravia, Czech Republic, photo by artist; Mr. Darwin, private owner (marian Jelínek, couch of Jaromír Jágr) Prague, Czech Republic, photy by Tom Black; Věrka in artsudio Prague, left: Vladimír, right: MMA fighter Bararos, photo by Dana CNCmedia


“Garden of Collective Futures” is a project led by the Austrian Cultural Forum New York for EUNIC New York, in cooperation with the following partnering institutions: Hungarian Cultural Centre (Liszt Institute), Consulate General of Estonia in New York and Estonian Ministry of Culture, Lithuanian Culture Institute and Lithuanian Consulate-General in New York, Romanian Cultural Institute in New York, Delegation of Flanders to the USA, Goethe-Institut New York, Polish Cultural Institute New York, Ukrainian Institute of America, and Czech Center New York.

With generous support from EUNIC Global – European Union National Institutes for Culture, Europe’s network of national cultural institutes and organizations, with 39 members from all EU Member States.

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