Laudelina Martinez is currently the Owner and Director of the Martinez Gallery. She has owned and directed this art gallery since 2001, focusing on Latino and Latin American art. She has served as curator at more than 40 exhibitions while conducting an on-going public education program in the area of art and culture. She was the President and CEO of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities from 1992-1995 where she represented Hispanic-serving institutions, associate colleges and universities, and international members. Ms. Martinez received her B.A. from the College of New Rochelle, her M.A. from Fordham University and conducted additional doctoral coursework the University at Albany.