Creative Direction & Gallery Management

Tony Carranza is a curator, artistic director, graphic designer, and artist with more than 15 years of experience working in design firms and community and cultural organizations in Oakland/SF, New York City, and the Central Valley. He holds a B.A. in Art & Design from the Academy of Art in San Francisco with an emphasis on printmaking, multimedia, branding, and design. He has curated for spaces such as the Mission Cultural Center, Arte Americas, Dulce Upfront, and Fres.Co. In 2013, he co-founded Dulce UpFront, a multimedia arts activist collective that features an array of statewide and national organizations, community groups, and artists. He’s active in the arts community and participates in many projects in and around the Central Valley and Oakland.