He moved here for a girl. Now he's leading a campaign to create an artistically rendered trail through Riverwest.
How long have you lived in Milwaukee and why did you choose to live here?
I’ve lived here for almost 1,200 days. I’m from Cleveland originally. Like many, I chose to move here for a girl.
What about Milwaukee makes it a place you want to work and play?
The energy. This city is glowing with unique people who work and play hard.
What is your favorite Milwaukee event?
The Riverwest 24.
What is one thing you’d like to see change about Milwaukee?
I’d love to see Milwaukee redirect its resources towards its economic and ethnic disparities.
What do you do?
I make [art] do [work].
Note: Hayes’ KickStarter campaign for “matireal, a ‘creational trail” just passed its goal of raising $10,000. The campaign was led by an organization Hayes started called beintween. Hayes is currently pursuing a master’s degree in architecture at UWM.
Mar 3rd, 2014 by Newaukee
"Just take all the money allotted for the streetcar project and instead put it towards a new Bucks arena on the lake."
Feb 24th, 2014 by Newaukee
"My favorite event has all the beautiful people you need to know in one space."
Feb 17th, 2014 by Newaukee
"I’m a big fan of the Milverine. I think it’s great he’s become Milwaukee famous just by being around and being a badass."