Mario Mesquita

  • Arts Education
  • San Diego, CA

A social practice artist who specializes in engaging people and communities in debate, collaboration, and social interaction. He is a founding member of Michelada Think Tank, a group of socially conscious artists, educators, and activists of color hosting conversations with people of color and allies who are interested in creative ways change. Mario aims to question, explore, and collapse dividing lines. Working as a community-based researcher to higher education advocate have influenced the way he uses art as a tool for education and an agent of social change. As an educator, his practice encourages reciprocal dialogue and mutual learning.