New York, NY (2014) – Fractured Atlas – an influential arts service organization established in 1998 – has announced the five winners of their inaugural Arts Entrepreneurship Awards. One winner is Todd Scalise, artist, designer and founder of Higherglyphics. Scalise has redefined how public art can stimulate economic development by approaching every public art project as a business venture. By forging partnerships with cultural institutions, businesses, and nonprofits, Scalise has developed a business infrastructure for public art installations that increase brand awareness and patron interaction via sponsorships and merchandising. The other winners are: Of a Kind, ArtHome, Creative Partners, and Rubber Repertory’s Pilot Balloon Church-House.