Angela Carranza is a dedicated nonprofit arts leader with a strong background in project and program management. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Fresh Arts after holding several positions at the organization since 2011. She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Houston with a BA in Art History and a minor in Studio Arts with a concentration in ceramics. Prior to Fresh Arts, Angela spent a decade in the interior design industry as a small business manager and designer focused on art-centric styling solutions and provided a range of services including decorative painting, furniture design, and event planning.
A lover of art adventures, hot dogs, and the Beatles, Angela is also an active community volunteer having served on committees for United Way of Houston, the Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Board for the City of Houston, and currently serves on the executive board for Barrio Dogs. Angela is also a mom to a Beatles-loving preschooler, two rescue dogs + two cats, and shares a life of laughter with her husband, a former chef, who endures her love of hot dogs.