THE CHIEF CHICK

Creative visionary. Strategic consultant. Designing artist.
Curator, writer, speaker and dynamic entrepreneurial force.
Linda Street

Founder & CEO

Linda Street is the ‘Chief Chick’ at Pink Dragon Artist Syndicate LLC, an arts organization and creative consulting company launched in 2011. A retired Fortune 100 executive, her eclectic background boasts 40+ years of diverse corporate and  entrepreneurial experience. Her unique portfolio spans information technology, strategic planning, communications, media, branding, graphic arts, fashion design, public art, artist management, creative direction and program development. Her brand has sparked a growing “dope chick” movement to promote empowerment for women and girls. She has been recognized by the City of East Orange, NJ Clean Communities and NJ Transit for her arts and community development initiatives in her hometown of East Orange. She has directed public art projects throughout Newark, NJ for Verizon, NJ Transit and Trust For Public Land.  Notably, Linda Street has served as a social media brand ambassador for NY Times Bestselling Author, FUBU founder and star of ABC’s Shark Tank, Daymond John, working to spread his Power of Broke entrepreneurial empowerment philosophies. Pink Dragon Artist Syndicate was retained to provide stewardship for the estate of the renowned artist Jerry Gant, followng his passing in 2018.  Linda Street serves as the Senior Community Engagement Liaison for the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Hub for Creative Placemaking, a higher education leader in advancing the creative placemaking field of practice in New Jersey and the region. 

THE SYNDICATE TEAM

Malik Whitaker

Public Art Programming

Malik Hardaway-Whitaker was born and raised in Newark, NJ. He studied advanced art while attending high school at St. Benedicts Prep and later at Rutgers University and the Art Institute of America, along with several artist programs and residencies. His illustrations have appeared in many poetry books and publications. An accomplished muralist his work can be seen on buildings, churches and colleges throughout Essex County. Malik is most recognized for his “Brick City Project”, a collection of bricks with painted scenes of Newark, which he’s displayed in many galleries and exhibitions around Newark, Jersey city and NYC.

Misty Easler

Social Media Ambassador

Misty Easler is a striving New York-based actor. While cultivating her acting passion, she has developed herself as a highly reputable, professional make-up artist and stylist upon request. For nearly 15 years, she has worked with leading fashion and beauty photographers spanning print, television and film, media and personal clients. 

For more than 10 years, Misty was the make-up artist of noted photographer Frank Otten. Her work with Otten was featured in Details magazine, German Marie Claire and in Aveda advertising campaigns, which all included her hair and light styling influence.   

Lisa Bradley

Fine Art & Cultural Theorist

Program Manager

Lisa Bradley is an interdisciplinary artist and theorist, whose practice spans the genres of performance, sculpture, sound, writing and video. Her work queries concepts of the everyday and the absurd, as expressed through the lens of popular culture and critical race theory. Her work is most compellingly informed by music, ethnography, and urban visual aesthetics. Lisa's interest in all things visual drives her exciting alliance with Pink Dragon Artists Syndicate.

 

Jinni Rock-Bailey

Consulting  HR Director

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