As the Program Officer for the Rainin Foundation’s Arts Program, Adriana supports the Director of Arts Strategy & Ventures with Grantmaking activities, and developing and implementing new initiatives.
Adriana came to the Foundation from Galería de la Raza, a non-profit community arts space based in the San Francisco Mission District that is dedicated to advancing intercultural dialogue, where she served as the Curatorial and Special Program Manager. In this role, she worked with artists to develop exhibitions, managed the gallery’s public art program and assisted in developing its grant writing workshops. In June 2014, she completed a fellowship with Emerging Arts Professionals/San Francisco Bay Area, an organization focused on empowerment, leadership and growth of next generation arts and culture workers.
Adriana has a BA in Art History and Archaeology from Tufts University.