Chantal Feitosa is a Brazilian American multidisciplinary artist and educator from New York. Her works shift mainly between new media and social practice to address themes of racial hybridity, beauty standards, and belonging. She received her BFA in Film/Animation/Video from the Rhode Island School of Design with a concentration in Literary Arts & Studies. In 2016 she was a co-producer in the student documentary, “The Room of Silence”, which has been featured nationally in publications, screenings, and public conversations on the need for racial equity in art school curriculum and critique structures at the college level. Her video work has been selected for multiple film festivals across the country including the Harlem International Film Festival, the Every Woman Biennial, and the Anti-Racist Classroom’s Represent Film Festival. She has been awarded residencies at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Residency Unlimited, and Smack Mellon’s Artist Studio Program as a New York Community Trust Van Lier Fellow. Alongside her studio practice and work with Brooklyn Arts Council, she is also a teaching artist for the Queens Council on the Arts.