Patsy Diaz, 2019 NALAC Leadership Insitute Fellow

Patsy Diaz

  • Interdisciplinary
  • Chicago, IL

Patsy Diaz is a Xicana arts administrator, educator, & designer. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, she recognizes the urgency and importance of art as a tool for social change and the impact it can have for herself and the communities she belongs to and works alongside. Diaz earned an MA in Art Education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Since 2014, she has been working with the Chicago Park District supporting community arts partnerships, cultural stewardship, and civic engagement initiatives across the city’s parks and cultural centers.