Toni Sikes is the founder of three art companies, and currently serves as CEO of CODAworx, the global leader in commissioned art, is a professional network for artists, design professionals, and industry resources. CODAworx provides members with a platform to showcase their projects, connect and collaborate with other creative professionals, and earn recognition for these collaborations. It serves a worldwide community and facilitates transactions with a variety of tools and services.
In 2018 CODAworx produced CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place, a groundbreaking event that brought together artists and creative teams with commissioners and technology firms to focus on the paradigm shift of artists who are using technology to create placemaking commissions. Under Sikes’ leadership, the annual CODAsummit is leading the way in convening leading artists and and their collaborators to develop critical thinking about the role of technology in creating placemaking art.
Toni Sikes is considered a thought leader on the key role that artists and artwork play in placemaking, communications and storytelling, community and corporate engagement, and the creation of ideas in the workplace. She holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Alabama and an M.S. in Market Research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.