Nadia Castro

Teacher / Mentor

California State, Long Beach, B.A. History and Studio Arts
University of London, UK, M.A. History of Art and Archaeology

Nadia was born and raised in Illinois. She completed high school in Chicago where she majored in Math/Science with a minor in classical choral and orchestral music. She was awarded a full scholarship to attend University of Illinois but decided to study abroad in Mexico City for a couple years majoring in Archaeology and Ethnography and participated in extensive research and field-work with many Native-American communities in southern Mexico. She has native fluency in the Spanish language but also mastered University level advanced language and presentation skills at the National School of Archaeology and Anthropology in Mexico City during her undergraduate study abroad. She completed her undergraduate coursework at California State, Long Beach where she decided to veer her studies toward Latin-American and Asian Art History. She graduated with a bachelor’s in both Art History and Studio Arts. She then went on to complete a Master’s Degree at the University of London in the field of History of Art and Archaeology.

Today, aside from having experience working in museums and gallerys globally and independent research, Nadia teaches multiple subjects but mainly Spanish, English and Contemporary and Ancient Art History. She is CBEST certified, has extensive experience in teaching, leading workshops and tutoring for all age groups and is working towards her ESL credentialing.

Hobbies: Hiking, Travel, Art, Research

Favorite Quote:

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
― Albert Einstein

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