Co-creator along with Dr. Jack Caraves, where we focus on navigating life as queer Latinx individuals in academia. With over half a million listens, the podcast has been used as a teaching tool for underrepresented students and was featured in the 2019 Google Youth Tech Summit.
Adobe asked me to create a piece of art inspired by another creative in my circle — who was then, in turn, challenged to do the same, starting a chain of artwork that highlights digital creatives. Additionally, I completed this project with a beta version of Adobe Illustrator software for the iPad before its launch.
This project intended to give voice to those who have been impacted by crime or the criminal justice system and whose stories are not typically heard. I collaborated with the Investigation Discovery channel to create six portraits as a way to honor some of the young Black, Indigenous and people of color featured in the ID show, Still A Mystery.
“Gurl, Let’s Talk! An (Un)docuQueer Celebration”, CUE Art Foundation, 2021.
“Chicanx/Latinx Feminist & Queer Podcasting”, CSULA Center for the Study of Genders & Sexuality, 2020.
“Queer Latinx Podcasting”, CSUCI, Xicana/x Feminisms Speaker Series, 2020.
“Social Justice Teach-In Series: Art as Activism”, UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, December 2020.
“Navigating Graduate School as a First-Generation Student”, California State University Long Beach, CA, September 2019.