Markele Cullins, is an artist, curator, and organizer born and based in Baltimore, MD. His work focuses on spirituality, traditions, and memory recollection. Cullins spoke at Baltimore Pride 2015, Baltimore Bridging Gaps, and The Creative Time Summit in 2016. He has showed work in New York, Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Maine; and curated shows at the Eubie Blake Center, Peale Museum, Bromo Seltzer Tower and more. In January 2016, he co-founded 4c Gallery with Suldano Abdiruhman: an online gallery focusing on creating accessible galleries to showcase the work of young people of color. In addition to being a visual artist and curator, he performs under the alias Hoeteps.