Gina Valona is a multi-disciplinary artist, educator and creative producer who works at the intersections of art, activism and community engagement with the goal of facilitating positive social relationships and change. She holds an MFA in Public Practice from Otis College of Art and Design. As the Program Administrator of Creative Action at Otis College, she engages directly with partners and community to facilitate and produce projects and art events and instructs on socially engaged art practices and human centered design. As a creative consultant and producer she advises clients and partners in project development from conception to completion. She also teaches photography privately and at the Los Angeles Center for Photography in Hollywood, CA.