Luz Blumenfeld (they/them) is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, and educator with a background in Early Childhood Education. Third generation from Oakland, California, they currently live and work in Portland, Oregon. They hold a BA from California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, California and are graduating in June this year with an MFA in Art and Social Practice from Portland State University. Luz published a book of poems entitled More and More Often in 2023. They taught an undergraduate class called Practice Practice, which focused on exploring methodologies of an art practice. Currently, Luz is curating a show about ephemera at AB Gallery in Portland, Oregon which opens April 18, 2024. Their work explores themes of play and memory and has taken forms such as an unofficial artist residency at the PSU pool, teaching preschool, a radio program about field recordings and the immateriality of memory, and more. Instagram