Cita Sadeli, also known as ‘Chelove’, is the multi-disciplined Founder/Director of Protein Media: an art, design & interactive company in Washington, DC and Brooklyn, NY. A practicing fine/street artist in the early 90’s DC graffiti scene, Cita’s skillset has since expanded into entrepreneurship, design, animation, interactive media, and technology innovation.
Protein Media is a private, minority and woman owned art and interactive studio with locations in Washington, DC and Brooklyn, NY. Since 1999, Protein Media has produced e-learning, animation, art for broadcast and film, web sites, applications for web and mobile, and interactive installations. We are also heavily involved in bringing art to under-served communities through collaborative mural projects and other initiatives.
Protein Media Inc.’s clients include institutions such as the US Navy, the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health; National Institute for Nursing Research; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute), Amtrak, the NAACP National Voter Fund, Temple University, West Chester County (NY) Public Schools, DC Commission for the Arts & Humanities, and Sasha Bruce Youthworks. We also provide art, design, and development support to many community development initiatives, small business, and independent artists.
Cita also serves as Creative Director at Spreenkler Creative, a technology innovation firm located in Milwaukee, WI and Brooklyn, NY. She is responsible for producing interactive solutions for enterprise level clients like Kohl’s, AOL, Adobe, and Amtrak.
In addition to her corporate design roles, Cita continues to create illustration, fine art, and large-scale paintings for commission, commercial projects and exhibition. She is responsible for creating the brand identity and marketing campaigns for DC’s popular Trillectro music festival, and has become a renowned mural artist in DC’s accelerating mural scene since 2011.
CHELOVE will be one of 6 artists/artist collectives featured at DC's inaugural SALTA BLOSS Art & Music event happening Saturday March 28th from 4pm-9pm in the H street North East neighborhood of the Atlas District. Using the areas historic backdrop, 6 of the neighborhoods venues will feature handpicked artists and artist collectives from both DC and NYC to exhibit a combination of visual art, installations and live painting throughout the entire day. Each venue will also include family oriented events from 4pm-9pm with live musicians, DJ’s and members of the culinary arts showcasing signature food and drink items served by guest celebrity chefs and mixologists. For more info and daily updates on SALTA BLOSS check HERE.