Favianna Rodriguez is an interdisciplinary artist, cultural organizer, and social justice activist

Favianna Rodriguez is an interdisciplinary artist, cultural strategist, and social justice activist based in Oakland, California. Her art and participatory projects address migration, gender justice, sexual freedom and ecology. Favianna leads art interventions around the United States at the intersection of art, justice and cultural equity. Her artistic modalities include social practice, visual art, arts advocacy and institution building. Her works serve as a record of her human experiences as a woman of color confronting interlocking cultural traditions and biases, while embracing joy, freedom and complexity as an antidote to the the life-long impacts of systemic inequality. She is the Executive Director of CultureStrike, a national arts organization that empowers artists to dream big and disrupt the status quo. In 2016, she received the Robert Rauschenberg Artist as Activist Fellowship for her work around immigrant detention and mass incarceration.


Inflection Point 111: Gloria Steinem and Favianna Rodriguez at the Castro Theatre
Inflection Point
Gloria Steinem on the moments that "get you off your ass and into the revolution"

Latest Events

May 24
Regenerators : The Art of Favianna Rodriguez
Gallery 81435 230 South Fir St. Telluride, CO
I'm thrilled about my upcoming solo exhibit in Telluride. The show opens on Friday, May 24 at Gallery 81435. Please join me if you can. I will be unveiling some of my new works about my transformative and healing relationship to plants and plant medicine.
Apr 21
We Are Here: Conversations
3:30 p.m – 5:00 p.m.
SFMOMA, Floor 4, Gina and Stuart Peterson White Box
A discussion on the ways in which artists, curators, and scholars have addressed feminism and its relationship to larger systems of oppression and discrimination based not only on gender, but race, sexuality, ableism, and class in the era of #MeToo and Black Lives Matter. Free with museum admission

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