Traci Molloy is a Brooklyn-based artist and education activist. In her artwork, she explores themes of adolescent culture, loss, and violence through installation, painting, printmaking, and drawing. Along with her individual exhibitions, Molloy creates multi-media installations and two-dimensional collaborations with adolescents. Molloy’s collaborations have been featured in national and regional publications, and on Good Morning America, ABC Evening News in Washington D.C. and Boston, CBS Evening News in Atlanta, and WPIX Evening News in New York City. They are also subjects in two books, Empowering Children through Art and Expression: Culturally Sensitive Ways of Healing Trauma and Grief, and Where Can I Get a Phoenix. Her art practices and pedagogical approaches are intimately intertwined. She believes teaching is the most basic form of social activism.