Lindsey Mancini (previously Lindsey Davis) is a digital editor and emerging street art scholar investigating public art’s potential as a transformative societal element. Based in New Haven, Connecticut, she currently works as a communications associate at the Yale School of Art, and teaches as an adjunct professor of contemporary art at Eastern Connecticut State University. From 2015-2018 she served as the digital content editor for the Peabody Award-winning nonprofit Art21. Her blog, the Arrow, is the editorial component of her documentary nonprofit project ArtAround, an original open-source web platform for mapping art in public spaces.
In 2017 she earned an MS with distinction in the history of art & design from Pratt Institute, where she concentrated in contemporary art and wrote her 80-page thesis on street art theory. In 2012 she graduated from New York University with a BA in journalism and art history, and a minor in mathematics. Since then she has worked as an arts editor and writer for places like the Art21 Magazine, the Huffington Post, the Academy of Art University, the international online gallery Artsia, and art outlets and blogs like Art Nerd, Rooms Magazine, Artfetch, Artscope Magazine in New England, and artcollector magazine in Switzerland.