Yifat (Fay) Ringel is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of ZEBRA Public Art Mgmt. Yifat is a public art consultant, curator, project manager and an architect by training, with a strong background in urban design and development. Since 2009 she has planned, curated, managed, implemented and launched many art projects and initiatives; she has realized over 20 public art installations across Canada and organized, curated and managed art festivals, exhibitions and other special projects. Yifat has been a juror on selection committees for various public art competitions. Prior to establishing ZEBRA, she worked for an award-winning architecture firm, specializing in creating urban master plans for municipalities. Yifat’s approach to public art is anchored in that extensive knowledge; she believes that public art is a critical component that helps define and shape public places within communities, and that a city’s public art program is reflective of its image, cultural approach and identity.