Born in Daly City, California, and raised in San Francisco, Elizabeth Travelslight calls upon her many years of local community organizing and nonprofit arts program management experience to provide administrative, operational, and programmatic direction for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism. Travelslight cut her teeth as an artist and activist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she received an MFA in digital arts and new media and a BA in mathematics. Her studio art practice followed the completion of an MA in media and communications through the European Graduate School in Switzerland. From 2000 to 2008 she worked as a member of Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, where she served on the board of directors; she was also a founding member of the Anti-Oppression Working Group. Travelslight has worked as a teaching artist with hundreds of Bay Area middle and high school students, and she currently teaches at the San Francisco Art Institute’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies.
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