Raul Nantu Ayala is an Ecuadorean artist focused on muralism, and socially engaged art. His work has been part of several international exhibitions. Ayala was the recipient of the 2013 Create Change Professional Development Program of the Laundromat Project in New York City, and the 2014 Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artist of the New York Foundation for the Arts.. Currently, he lives in Brooklyn working for organizations like Groundswell Murals, Artistic Noise and The Laundromat Project. Ayala is an active member of the People`s Climate Arts, an organization that serves as a movement-­wide resource that facilitates visual, performance, and new media art for use in public interventions.