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Corisa Moreno 

Corisa Moreno is an artist, teacher, entrepreneur and arts administrator. She has worked in Arts and education for over 15 years where she developed and managed programs that supported youth and emerging artists at the Music Center in Los Angeles and the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. She worked with the American Folk Art Museum in New York City to develop art curricula that taught technique while incorporating collaboration, creative exploration, art history and social justice.  As a creative entrepreneur, Corisa ran a workspace and gallery for fine art painters in Los Angeles and was a founding member of NELAart (Northeast Los Angeles Art), an organization dedicated to increase the visibility of artists in the Highland Park neighborhood. Corisa created and operated a retail store of artisan-made home goods where she also designed and built lamps, sconces and chandeliers from repurposed materials. Recently, Corisa has returned to painting and has a podcast titled “How We Create” where she interviews guests inspiring creative action and building community among artists from all disciplines. Corisa studied Art History & Art Business with Christie’s auction house in London, has a BA in Spanish and Japanese, and a MFA from the California College of the Arts. 

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