Gabriela Muñoz Perez is an interdisciplinary arts administrator, educator and artist. She serves as Senior Project Manager at the Studio for Creativity, Place and Equitable Communities. Muñoz manages the Projecting All Voices Fellowship, which provides opportunities for artists to advance ideas and projects that investigate race, identity, cultural heritage, power, policy, ability and/or place and community. Serving artists and designers from underrepresented communities in academia, the program fosters civic and social practices in design and arts that create equitable communities. Gabriela has 20 years of experience working in the arts and culture sector. Her professional expertise includes binational arts production, equitable program design, curation, exhibition management, grantmaking, and private-public partnership development.
Previously Muñoz served as Artist Programs Manager at the Arizona Commission on the Arts, leading the AZ ArtWorker initiative, facilitating dialogue and knowledge-sharing between Arizona artists, their national and international artist peers and residents of Arizona communities. During her tenure at Phoenix Art Museum she worked in the Curatorial Departments of Modern & Contemporary Art and Latin American Art. Muñoz's collaborations with local, national and international colleagues, museums and cultural organizations have allowed her to support the development of artists and culture bearers in the Southwest region through the development of artist-centric public programs, artist grants and creative partnerships. She is a fellow of both the Intercultural Leadership Institute and the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture’s (NALAC) Leadership Institute. She is a 2020-2021 NALAC Catalyst for Change Award recipient and a 2019-2020 Mellon-Fronteridades Creative Scholar.