Cat Peña is a working artist, art administrator, and public art consultant living in Memphis, TN. Her artwork seeks to incite social change in hopes of bringing self awareness to the viewer and to our surrounding social structures. The essence of her work is situated in art happenings, installations, collaborations, and performances that intersect art, the everyday and public space. Peña has received four public art commissions in TN. Outside of her studio practice Peña founded a public art creative platform called Collabortory in 2014 that expands public art practices through collaborative and social practices.