Brenda Perry-Herrera is an artist, educator and entrepreneur who emigrated from Mexico at the age of three and grew up along the U.S. – Mexico border city of El Paso, Texas. While maintaining an active studio art practice, Brenda founded the nonprofit organization, Imagination=Innovation, which promotes ethical thought and action to develop a greater consciousness for the world by means of solution-based approaches in the arts and sciences. Along with her husband, she also founded Art+Technology, an LLC that offers coding and robotics instruction at local grade schools in the Hudson Valley. Her art/work explores themes of social and ecological relevance. In various projects, Brenda has undertaken the roles of researcher, airplane pilot, programmer, scientist, educator, and mother. She currently lives in Cold Spring with her husband and their four-year-old son.