Alex Karas


Director of Arts Programs

Alex Karas is the Director of Arts Programs at the LA Promise Fund where he oversees arts programming that serves LA County students and teachers. Karas previously worked as a program manager at Point Foundation and as a visual arts teacher in Chicago Public Schools. He also trains K-12 teachers on implementing visual art curricula and digital platforms in the classroom as a consultant for Davis Publications.

Karas holds a B.S. from the University of Dayton and a M.A. from Roosevelt University.

His favorite book is Middlesex. He enjoys crossword puzzles and tuna sandwiches.