John Ewing is a digital media artist creating public art with an emphasis on community participation. He works on large sustained projects that often last several years. He has exhibited at the National Museum of Wales, FACT, and the Cambridge Arts Council, with upcoming shows in New York City and Shanghai, China. Previously he worked in El Salvador for two years, using the arts to organize and inspire dialogue about human rights. Other work includes projects in Nicaragua, Uruguay and Cuba, as well as various cities in the U.S. In 2009 he was a recipient of the Knight News Challenge Grant.