Tanya Garcia is an artist, curator, and organizer based in Baltimore whose media include photography, video, installation. Garcia works artistically with communities to create spaces for dialogue around identity and social difference. In 2014, Garcia received her MFA in Community Arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art. From there Tanya became the first Creative Alliance Community Art Fellow supported by the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation. During the fellowship, Garcia curated and made video work for the traveling exhibit Despues de la Frontera | After the Border, honoring the stories of unaccompanied immigrant youth and families who fled their homes in Central America. Much of the work was developed through investigation and collaborative storytelling with artists, families, and youth.