Jessica Fuentes will write a series of articles addressing the history, motivation, creation, and sustenance of art spaces created by and for BIPOC artists in Texas, addressing the significance and impact of these spaces for artists and communities of color.

Jessica Fuentes is a writer, artist, cultural worker, and arts educator. As news editor for Glasstire she writes daily articles on visual art in Texas and biweekly features highlighting work by artists of color, women artists, and artists who identify as LGBTQ+. She has taught in public schools, higher education, and museums, and has written about the lack of diversity in the collections, curricula, and staff of historically and predominantly white institutions.