Elsy Benitez

Elsy Benitez is the assistant manager and curator of exhibitions at the Garfield Park Arts Center; she joined the staff in July 2013. She is responsible for research, exhibitions, and public programs. Her interests include photography, super 8, contemporary art, and video media. Her research is focused on representations of intimacy, community, and identity. She earned a bachelor’s degree in women’s studies with a concentration in art history from University of California, Los Angeles and a master’s degree in Cultural Studies from the University of Leeds in England.