Jules Rochielle

Brooklyn, NY

Jules Rochielle Sievert works at the intersection of art and activism. From 2017-2019, Jules was a Creative Placemaking Policy Fellow at Arizona State University through the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. They are also the Creative Director at NuLawLab at Northeastern University School of Law, where they are currently working on a project known as Stable Ground. Stable Ground, is focused on addressing the complex relationship among chronic housing insecurity, its psychologically traumatic impact, and municipal housing policy through participatory community-based art and culture programming. Jules also works In New York as an Artistic Coordinator with More Art’s Engaging Artists Fellowship and Residency program. They also providing coaching to the 2020 Art Fellows at Now and There in Boston, Ma.

Their most recent artist residencies have been with Stroom Den Haag, the Center for Artistic Activism at Art Action Academy at the Queens Museum, with the Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs and Department of Cultural Affairs in New York, Women With Wings Artists Residency in Boulder, Colorado, and with California State Fullerton’s Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana. Jules’s scholarship has been published in the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, and in Engaging Publics/Public Engagements published by Auckland Art Gallery & Auckland University of Technology. 

They have earned awards for their teamwork and collaboration with Nulawlab from the Kresge Foundation, awards from Northeastern University, awards from the Legal Services Corporation Technology Innovation Grant Program, and a Hiil Innovative Idea Award from Innovating Justice at the Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law. Their work has been in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and The Los Angeles Times.