Kirsten is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator from Rhode Island. She attended Rhode Island School of Design and came to New York in hopes of becoming a teacher and a maker. Prior to joining CMA, she was a teacher in New York City public schools for 4 years. While not at the museum, she continues to work at PS 20 in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. She is currently a pursuing an M.S.Ed in Museum Leadership at Bank Street College of Education.