Cynthia Tom is a visual artist, community activist, arts organizer, and current Board President. Cynthia is also founder and director of A PLACE OF HER OWN, an arts healing residency providing trauma-informed transformation for women. Cultural surrealism, intuitive, and powerful are often used to describe her paintings and mixed media installations. She lectures on women’s issues, feminism, Asian American women in the arts, and her work. Cynthia has won numerous awards for her art and leadership.