Sylvia Orozco is co-founder and executive director of the Mexic-Arte Museum of Austin, Texas, positions she has held since 1984. Orozco served on the advisory board of the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center from 2008 to 2012 and the mayor’s community cabinet in Austin from 2009 to 2011. She was inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame in 2009 and received the Ohtli Award from the Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior from the general consulate of Mexico in Austin in 2007. Orozco received a B.F.A. from The University of Texas at Austin.