Community Arts Liaisons

Anna Fubini is a community arts educator and contemporary visual artist born and raised in Brookline. She received a Bachelor of Science from Skidmore College with a double major in Gender Studies and Studio Art. As an artist she works in experimental fibers and mixed media to create works of contemporary craft art, sculpture, and collage, through exploration, experimentation, and a combination of processes. By combining elements of expressionism, abstraction, and surrealism, her work expresses the internal thorough representations of the external, finds beauty in the ugly, and distorts the mundane to bring out its inherent strangeness. As an educator she is passionate about empowering individuals and communities by creating and facilitating accessible art education programs emphasizing self-expression and creative exploration. She has worked with students of all ages and backgrounds at the New Art Center, Beaver Country Day School, and Rosie’s Place Women’s Shelter. At the MFA Anna is the Community Arts Liaison with the West End House Boys & Girls Club of Allston-Brighton

Antonio Mendéz is an artist and art educator who has worked in the museum field for over 6 years. With studies at the School of Fine Arts in Puerto Rico and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY, he has taught art, languages, science and math to a variety of age groups from elementary to high school students. Gaining experience teaching in formal and informal settings, Antonio is conscious and intentional on the benefits of both environments. He has also worked with youth at risk and with special needs for over 7 years. A native from Puerto Rico, he is passionate to share his experiences and art knowledge. A big part of his museum work is alongside the Boston Public Schools and many community organizations on issues of early childhood education, family services and immigrant families.  At the MFA he is the Community Arts Liaison with Sociedad Latina and the Mission Hill Partnership Lead.

Gabrielle Eisenberg is an educator and artist living in Boston. Originally from central Massachusetts, she received her BFA in painting from Boston University and currently enjoys making pen and ink creations. Gaby has a demonstrable commitment to arts accessibility and community arts. Her professional experience includes an internship with the Philadelphia Mural Arts program, teaching an afterschool art class at the East Boston Early Education Center through ARCK, and working as a Summer Arts Instructor at the United South End Settlements in Boston. At the MFA Gabrielle is the Community Arts Liaison with the Vine Street Community Center and the Orchard Gardens Boys & Girls Club.

Gustavo Tavares Barceloni is an educator, organizer, and ceramic artist living in Boston. He creates illustrative tableware, installations, and community-based projects that promote working class power and explore the complexities of living within the Brazilian diaspora. Gustavo holds a BFA in ceramics from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and a M.Ed from University of Massachusetts, Boston. At the MFA Gustavo is the Community Arts Liaison with the Jordan Boys & Girls Club.

Isabel Cole is an educator and artist living in Boston. She received her BA from Boston College where she studied studio art and educational psychology. With a focus on painting and drawing, Isabel creates comical scenes that reflect everyday life. Her previous work experience at the McMullen Art Museum at Boston College and deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum have exposed her to the important role museums play as cultural sites for the communities they serve. Isabel currently works at the Museum of Fine Arts as the Community Arts Liaison with the Yawkey Boys and Girls Club of Roxbury and the Berkshire Partners Boys & Girls Club.

Ivy Davis is an Atlanta native art educator who received her Masters in Art Education at Tufts University, and her Bachelors in Marketing and Management with a minor in Art at the University of West Georgia. After graduating from the University of West Georgia Ivy completed an intensive international Fashion Design program at the JA College of Design in Ghana, where she focused on African textiles and Batik techniques. Ivy works across many mediums and has mentored and taught in the United States and abroad in Ghana and India. She is an active advocate for the arts in the community, teaching various workshops and studio art classes to youth and adults of all ages. She enjoys collaborative works as it enables her creativity to fuse the melting pot while contributing to the bigger picture. At the MFA Ivy is the Community Arts Liaison with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester.

Kara Stokowski is a creator and educator living in Boston. She works at the intersections of art, science and technology and is passionate about creating public learning experiences that are accessible to all. She is a dedicated environmentalist and her art explores the interconnected web of all living things and our connection to the planet using words, performance and digital media. She helps artists use and understand video and animation in their own practices and she holds a BFA from the Studio for Interrelated Media at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Kara currently works at the Museum of Fine Arts as the Community Arts Liaison with the Edgerley Family South Boston Boys & Girls Club.

Molly Lamb holds an MFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and a BA in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her work has been exhibited nationally, most recently at the Griffin Museum of Photography, the Danforth Art Museum, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Houston Center for Photography, and the Annenberg Space for Photography. She currently teaches photography at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and at Simmons College. At the Museum of Fine Arts she works as an Artful Adventures instructor and as the Community Arts Liaison with the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club.

Rachel Hu Rachel Hu is an educator, community worker, and artist living in Boston. She grew up in California and received her Bachelor's of Art in Architecture from the University of California Berkeley. She has diverse range of work experience in art, design, and community outreach, including working on architectural design projects, making art, working with children and youth, and teaching adult refugees and immigrants. Currently, Rachel teaches English as a Second Language and Job Readiness Skills at MUA, a non-profit organization located in Dorchester, MA. She creates art primarily through painting and ceramics. And finally, she really enjoys spending time with children. At the MFA, she is the Community Arts Liaison with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC).