Ty-Juana L. Flores
Ty-Juana L. Flores is an arts administrator who is passionate about building an equitable arts and culture ecosystem in the City of Boston. As the Director of Grants and Programs for the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, Ty-Juana is responsible for strategy and implementation of MOAC’s grants to organizations and individual artists, public programs, workshops, and programmatic partnerships. As a thought-partner in shifting organizational culture and as an experienced human-centered program design and development professional, she is passionate about driving successful outcomes that benefit both artists and arts organizations.
Ty-Juana is an Afrolatina who was born and raised in Boston, MA by her Panamanian parents. She received her Bachelor’s from Framingham State University in Fashion Design and is pursuing her Master’s in Arts Administration from Boston University. Prior to becoming the Director of Grants & Programs, she spent 6 years working in New York City’s garment district as a womenswear apparel designer followed by a 10-year career in higher education working in various roles at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA where she focused on student retention and success initiatives, project and program management, community building, strategic development, and operations management.
She is a resident of Roxbury, MA with her daughter and is inspired by music, contemporary art, photography, and her community.
Photo courtesy of Fena Fenelon.