Ernest is a multi-media artist with a Masters degree in Art Education from Queens College. After teaching in private, public and non-profit settings in NYC, they began seeking communities that respect the learner's autonomy. They love jumping into soccer games, debating hypothetical questions, and experimenting in the art room and the kitchen. They have experience starting their own business, and assisting in the operation of an arts company and a textile design business. Outside of school they're working on collaborations, organizing community events, and performances.