Cristina Carrera, Administrative Assistant

Cristina Carrera joined Openlands in March of 2015, as Administrative Assistant and provides office support for all staff members in their respective programs and projects.  Previously, she coordinated education programs at Brookfield Zoo. She instructed and translated coursework for a school in Almeria, Spain. Before that, she handled the permanent art collection for the National Museum of Mexican Art.  She keeps active painting, writing, and crafting and enjoys farming with her family.


  • B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago

  • MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago