Alumni Artists Spotlight

Our Spotlight AIE alumni have generously donated their work for a raffle during our 2019 Continuing the Conversation Summit, Practicing Hope on October 4th and 5th!


Vanessa yuri chung, ED.M 2018

Vanessa Yuri Chung makes drawings-painting-collages. Currently based in the Bay Area, she works to develop accessible art programs.

She will be donating a drawing at our raffle. You can find her website here.

Eyenga Bokamba, ED.M 2007

Eyenga Bokamba is an artist who is most drawn to abstraction as a means of expressing her perceptions of complex realities. Her work has been widely collected by public libraries, universities, and private buyers who value the spacious expansiveness and luminosity of her creations.

Eyenga holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota and a graduate degree from Harvard University. In recognition of the high caliber of her work she has been inducted into the National Association of Women Artists. She recently was in Italy for a residency, where she exhibited work you can find here.

She will be donating her light boxes for our raffle! Check out her website here.



Joseph Quisol, ED.M 2018

Quisol is a Bay Area-based artist, educator and organizer from Charlotte with roots in the Philippines and Puerto Rico. Their music is rooted in revolutionary love and decolonial praxis.

Quisol will be donating a t-shirt and a vinyl press of their debut album REVELATIONS for our raffle! Check out their website here.

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Celeste Beck Sagi, ed.m 2001

Celeste Beck Sagi is passionate about both visual and performing arts. She has traveled extensively, enabling her to view the works of master artists and be inspired by the creative spirit of diverse cultures. 

In 2012-2013, she served as the Director of Arts & Creative Engagement at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. In August 2013, she and her husband moved to Chapel Hill, NC. Then, in January 2016, they relocated to Hillsborough, NC.

Celeste will be donating a painting for our raffle! You can see her work on her website and visit her Gluten-Free Dining Blog at

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