Dr. Eliza Lamb is a practicing fine artist, researcher, arts administrator, and educator. She is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design where she earned her BFA in Photography and Columbia University where she pursued her graduate studies. She holds master’s degrees in Clinical Psychology, Art + Art Education, and Arts Administration, as well as a doctorate in Art + Art Education. Lamb built her professional career in New York City, where she served as Curator of the Children’s Museum of the Arts and co-authored the Armory Show’s first Kid’s Guide to Viewing Contemporary Art. She is a professional performing and visual artist whose work has won numerous awards and accolades, including Columbia University’s Myers Art Prize. Her research interests include: career preparation for artists, art and spirituality, and arts and healing. Most recently, Lamb was charged with surveying the developing field of arts and health for VCUarts and the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru). In 2016, she relocated back to her home state of Virginia to establish the Lamb Center for Arts and Healing (Lamb Arts), where she helps bring creativity and optimism to thousands of our state’s most underserved community members. You can find out more about Lamb Arts’ recent initiatives at www.lambarts.org. Presenting on Moving Past Fear and Taking Action.