Montserrat Alsina (b. Venezuela) is a multidisciplinary artist, teacher and cultural worker. She received a B.A from Rhodes College in Art, Psychology and Education, and an M.F.A. in Performance from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is co-founder of Colibri Studio Gallery and 18th St Pilsen Open Studios. She has taught in a number of Arts organizations in Chicago and, for the last seven years, at North Shore Country Day School. She has received a number of grants from the Illinois Arts Council as well as from NSCDS giving Alsina the opportunity to travel to different countries to do research and create. She has exhibited in the U.S.A., Mexico, and Canada.