Tricia Heuring (she/her) is a Thai American curator, arts organizer, and educator. As a co-founder of Public Functionary, a Northeast Minneapolis-based multidisciplinary arts platform, she supports emerging artists of color to develop resources, studio practice and exhibitions. Advocating for systemic change and equity in the MSP arts sector has put her in collaboration with organizations that focus on grant-making, public art and social justice. As an educator, she has taught curatorial practice and cultural leadership at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis College of Art and Design and St. Mary’s University. She was born in Bangkok, Thailand, raised as resident of Cairo, Egypt and currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.