Dr. Brooke Grabiec is a Visual Artist and scholar whose work focuses on the intersections between travel, philosophy,art, and fashion. Her research explores the democratization of fashion and art,and ways creative practices can move society towards betterment. Dr. Grabiec co-founded The Travel Almanac magazine, which considers the impact of place on creative production. Formerly, she Co-Founded and Directed of Parts & Labor Gallery, a non-profit mobile exhibition space that brought artwork into the changing context of public space. Her art installations have been exhibited internationally. Dr. Grabiec’s latest project is The GlassHouse, an interdisciplinary creative studio based in Los Angeles. She holds a PhD from IDSVA and a MA from Parsons School of Design.