About this Artist
Eryn Johnson is the Executive Director of the Community Art Center in Cambridge, MA and has worked for more than 15 years as a youth advocate and manager in youth-serving organizations including ZUMIX, Inc. in East Boston and Proyecto Ak’Tenamit in Izabal, Guatemala. Prior to managing the Community Art Center, Eryn was Director of Education at Citi Performing Arts Center (formerly The Wang Center for the Performing Arts) in Boston where her department served more than 10,000 young people and families annually through comprehensive arts programs such as Dance Across The City, Celebrate Shakespeare and City Spotlights. She was also a consultant in youth development for Health Resources in Action. Eryn has presented on arts and youth activism for the New England Women’s Studies Association Conference, the ArtCorps Program and at Tufts University. She received her BA with High Honors in Theatre from Oberlin College and her Master’s in Performance Studies from New York University.