Artist Bio

Elisabeth Herrera-Very is an Atlanta-based artist and art educator with a decade of experience serving Title-1 students in metro-Atlanta visual arts classrooms. Elisabeth currently works as a programming partner with Atlanta Contemporary creating educational experiences to promote inclusivity and access to contemporary art resources for patrons of all ages. Her artmaking practice focuses on work made to repurpose existing materials in unusual ways. She holds BS in Art Education from Missouri State University and MA in Art Education from Boston University, where she researched the inclusion of social justice issues in early elementary art settings. She is also a member of the Georgia Teaching Artists Registry. Elisabeth is dedicated to providing inclusive art experiences and access to meaningful educational programming for all.