Barbara Goldstein & Associates specialize in public art planning and creative placemaking. We are dedicated to creating and sustaining public spaces that engage communities through art and cultural events that promote healthy, flourishing and equitable communities.

Barbara Goldstein has been working in the field of art for over 30 years. With Bachelor of Architecture and Fine Art degrees, she began her career teaching architecture, writing and editing for art and architectural magazines. An opportunity with the Los Angeles Task Force on the Arts, as project manager, moved her into the field of public art. She went on to become the Director of Design Review and Cultural Planning for the City of Los Angeles, and later, held positions as Public Art Director for the City of Seattle and the City of San Jose.

She began her independent consulting career in 2010. In 2016 she was honored with the Public Art Network Award by Americans for the Arts for her contributions to the field.