Working at the intersection of contemporary art practice and education, Dominique Enriquez (she/her) is a visual artist working in collage, drawing and painting and has over twenty years of experience working with learning audiences of all ages. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she returned to the East Bay after living and working in Oakland, San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Chicago. Before joining the Arts Ed Alliance, she served in roles across all five regions of the Bay Area including the Executive Director at the Junior Center of Art and Science (Oakland, CA) and various leadership roles at the Richmond Art Center (Richmond, CA), Leap Arts in Education (SF, CA) Headlands Center for the Arts (Sausalito, CA), and Palo Alto Art Center (Palo Alto, CA).
She studied Drawing and Painting at the California College of the Arts, received her B.A in Studio Art from San Diego State University, and her Master’s degree in Education from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Additionally, she has over 25 years of recreational dance experience in hip hop and ballet. As an experiential learner, Dominique believes in the intrinsic value of creative practice in the learning process and loves to explore new ideas through observing, talking about, and making art.