Javier Tamayo is the Executive Director for the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts. He is a teacher, writer, and performing artist. Javier holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Communication with a concentration in History and Social Science. He is deeply committed to educating and nurturing young leaders and new voices.
Outside of teaching, Javier is a community activist and organizer, and a member of Baktun 12. He has been actively researching his community for over 10 years through oral history projects and short films. His work reflects his passion for understanding the the socio-historical experiences of this community.