Victoria Febrer is a proud graduate of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and a 2015 recipient of the American Association of Colleges & Universities K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders of Higher Education Award. As an educator, Victoria is committed to the vital role of visual art education as a force for lasting positive social change. She believes that a critical arts practice empowers us to not only to explore and appreciate the world we live in, but also to share our unique discoveries and points of view with our communities.
Victoria currently teaches “Art in Education” at the Teacher Education Department of the City University of New York, BMCC and works with the Center for Arts Education on the federally-funded Future Arts Initiative, a multi-year program to train District 29 art teachers to include contemporary art in their curriculum by using technology that supports the development of 21st century skills. Victoria also currently teaches Portfolio Preparation classes at the 92nd Street Y Art Center.
I don’t think there are many things more important than being a teacher and being a student. That, to me, is the deepest social contract, to understand the idea that individual creativity within a willing community is a profound social act. –John Hejduk