Teaching Artist, Arts Programs
Raven Sanchez is a second-generation Chicana artist and educator with deep family roots in East Los Angeles. Prior to joining LAPF, Sanchez was the Program Director at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area where she led the launch of an arts-based virtual program during the height of the pandemic.
She has worked at the Juan R. Fuentes Gallery at Acción Latina in San Francisco’s Mission District, contributed to El Tecolote newspaper, and founded Whittier Levántate, an artist-run community project supporting artists in Whittier from 2018 – 2020. Raven serves as a visual arts instructor at LAMusArt and completed a 2023 Apprenticeship at Slanguage Studio under the mentorship of Artist, Mario Ybarra Jr.