Raquel de Anda is an independent curator and cultural producer based in Brooklyn, NY. De Anda began her career as Associate Curator at Galería de la Raza, a contemporary Latino arts organization in San Francisco, CA (2003-2010) and has continued to support the production of socially engaged artwork in both Mexico and the United States. She holds an MS in Design and Urban Ecologies at Parsons, School of Design, with a focus on integrating cultural equity in the field of arts and culture.
Recent exhibitions include Shattering the Concrete: Artists, Activists and Instigators (Project Row Houses, Houston, TX), The Ripple Effect: Currents of Socially Engaged Art (Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.), Art in Odd Places intervention festival (NYC), and overseeing creative production for the historic People’s Climate March (NYC), with hundreds of artists and 400,000 people participating. Raquel is contributor to LatinArt.com and Arts in a Changing America and a 2014 member of the Laundromat Project's Artist and Community Council. She is an active member of the PCA Collective (People’s Collective Arts), a group of artists and activists that produce art for social movements. The collective was recently awarded the Robert Rauschenberg Artist as Activist Fellowship to continue their work in New York City.