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.
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.
Sep 2nd, 2014 by Newaukee
"In other cities I feel far safer walking and biking, vis-a-vis cars, especially with my young son."
Aug 11th, 2014 by Newaukee
I’m Milwaukee’s bike share program!
Aug 4th, 2014 by Newaukee
"Milwaukee turned out to be the perfect fit for me – the right size, right energy level and, most importantly, ready access to fried cheese."
Jul 7th, 2014 by Newaukee
"I recently visited San Francisco and Oakland and would love to see Milwaukee integrate technology into its infrastructure."
Jun 30th, 2014 by Newaukee
"I like going to brunch in the Third Ward. You can practically taste the creativity in the air."
Jun 23rd, 2014 by Newaukee
"We cannot continue to dismiss MPS as a problem for 'those people’s' kids."