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ALYSIA LEE

COORDINATOR OF FINE ARTS

Alysia Lee is the education program supervisor for Fine Arts education for the Maryland State Department of Education where she shares her vision of statewide equity and excellence across five arts disciplines: music, dance, visual arts, theatre, and media arts. She is a proud member of the State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education (SEADAE).

For 2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist, Alysia Lee-- her role as an artist, arts educator, teaching artist and arts advocate, gives her a broad perspective of the arts ecosystem. Alysia's work has received national recognition for advancing access, equity, visibility, representation, and power-sharing between artists, organizations, and communities. Key to her method is leadership development, building strong partnerships, and intersectional approaches to engagement while centering artistic excellence, creativity, social justice, and multiculturalism.

Alysia Lee is the Founder and Artistic Director of Sister Cities Girlchoir, the El Sistema-inspired girl empowerment choral academy.