Karina Mata
Teaching Artist, Media Arts

Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Karina Mata received double Bachelor of Arts degrees in Film and Media Studies and Sociology from the University of California, Irvine. Among some of her passions are making her niece laugh, taking pictures with her grandpa’s Polaroid Land Camera, exploring new methods for photo printing, and encouraging youth to discover their fullest potential by exploring art and photography.