director of community partnerships & programing
Andres Machin is an artist and art educator living with his family in Houston's Third Ward. He has 9 years of direct teaching experience including 2 years as the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator. He also worked with the admissions team at New Mexico School for the Arts to develop and deliver art-centered community outreach projects throughout the state of New Mexico. Andres holds an M.F.A. from California Institute of the Arts, a B.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and has been the recipient of numerous outstanding educator awards as well as a Harvard Graduate School of Education Diversity Recruitment Travel Fellowship.
director of development
An artist, writer and mother living with her family in the Third Ward. With a background in producing and managing community based projects, public art and grant writing.
Lives in the Third Ward in a multi generational home. With a background in startups and general business including planning, marketing, events, and management.
"True community is more than a technique or a practice, but a praxis to transcend individual privileges, where seperate expectations are replaced with equality and collective interest."
"Isn't all art "Social Practice"?" in The Questions We Ask Together