B.A. Art History, Vassar College
Letitia Fernandez Ivins is a Senior Manager of Transportation Planning (Arts & Design) with Los Angeles Metro. She collaborates across disciplines and communities to produce transformative art experiences that heighten the senses, the texture of place, the transit experience and ultimately quality of life. Projects within her portfolio range from large scale integrated permanent artwork installations to community-based creative placemaking/keeping initiatives. She supports new platforms for artistic practice at the intersection of art, health, social engagement and urbanism with a particular focus on the role of culture in transportation and mobility. Ivins has worked in the nonprofit arts sector for over 19 years at the Getty Foundation, Ryman Arts and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. She is board secretary with the Pilipino Workers Center, advisory committee member of the LA County Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative, and a member of the Dahlia Heights Elementary School Arts and Cultural Awareness & Social Justice Committees.