Liliana Gomez is a mother, dance maker, producer, and arts advocate from Phoenix, AZ. Originally from Guadalajara, Mexico, Liliana has a passion for sharing dance within her community and choreographs for public spaces such as galleries, canals, gardens, libraries and more. She is also the managing director for the Phoenix BlakTinx Dance Festival which showcases the work of Black and Latinx choreographers and is produced by the Latina Dance Project. Liliana participated in the National Presenters Forum at Jacob’s Pillow and was a Choreographer for Dance in the Desert; A gathering of Latinx Dance Artists. In 2015, Liliana won the Cliff Keuter Dance Artist Award and was named one of Phoenix Magazine’s 40 under 40. Liliana invests in her community by serving on the Roosevelt Row and Artlink Phx boards where she advocates for access to the arts for all.