Irene Valencia

Art Director, Live Oak Clubhouse

A recent graduate from the University of California Santa Cruz with a degree in Art and Community Studies, Irene uses her artistic ability and community building practice to encourage members to strengthen their creativity in a fun and safe space.
Irene’s background includes over 7 years of experience working with youth. Starting at daycare programs to elementary schools and eventually facilitating her own large-scale art programs for youth in South Chicago. Now, she’s thrilled to be apart of the Boys & Girls Club team and looks forward to a fun creative learning experience with our members.