Victoria Restler, is an interdisciplinary artist, Assistant Professor of Educational Studies and Director of the Youth Development Master’s Program at Rhode Island College. Since 2002 she has worked in schools, juvenile justice facilities, galleries, neighborhoods and nonprofits to address social issues through participatory art-making. Victoria is a recipient of several awards and fellowships including a Graduate Center Dissertation-Year Fellowship (2015-16) and Provost's Digital Innovation Grant (2017), and an AERA Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Arts-Based Educational Research group (2018). She received her PhD in Urban Education from the CUNY Graduate Center in 2017. Her multimodal research explores the visual culture of teacher evaluation by zooming in on the images and experiences of educators grappling with new evaluation policies.