I exist...I think.
Isabel Figueroa is an arts administrator, creator, and educator born and raised in the Bronx. She holds a BFA in Creative Photography from St. John’s University, Certification from the International Center of Photography (ICP) and has worked extensively in community engagement and arts education. She now serves as the Acting Manager of Community Programs with ICP. Isabel is Co-founder of Siempre Contigo Inc., a not for profit providing direct aid to families in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria, as well as founder of SBx (South Bronx Skateboarding) a community parks group with an environmental stewardship focus. Her artwork is an exploration of existence and identity. Clowns and crowns act as symbol and metaphor for humanity, self worth and value beyond vanity. Additionally, she curates as a way to highlight artists, artisans, performers and others, including activists, in multigenerational and collaborative spaces for community celebration and dialogue.