Leslie Moody Castro

Leslie Moody Castro lives between Mexico City and Austin, Texas. Moody Castro earned a Master’s degree in 2010 at the University of Texas at Austin in Museum Education and Museum Studies. During her time in Austin she co-found Co-Lab projects, curated independently at spaces such as Women and Their Work and Mexic-Arte Museum, and worked at the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Lora Reynolds Gallery, and Artpace San Antonio. Her most recent independent curatorial projects have been collaborative and international in scope, linking the vibrant visual arts world between Mexico City and Texas, and continually attempting to provide an incubation space for both artists and visitors to find common ground. Moody Castro remains committed to expanding the world of visual arts across borders by creating by initiating moments of international connections and conversations, and has dedicated her professional career to opening the doors between Mexico and Texas. Throughout the next year Moody Castro has committed to projects and exhibitions at Co-Lab Projects, Texas State University, CentralTrak Dallas, Contemporary Art Month San Antonio, and The Visual Arts Center at the University of Texas at Austin.