Gloria Liggett is an educator, activist, artist, mother and grandmother. Her family has deep roots in Santa Barbara dating back to the founding of the Presidio.
Since coming to Santa Barbara to live in 1972 she has served the community in a variety of ways. She is active in the Native American Community serving as a past board member of the Chumash Maritime Association, volunteers at Santa Barbara Open Alternative School, and is a member of the Wilderness Youth Community. She has been working on the Solstice Parade as an artist with the children for many years.
Gloria has a B.A. in Education from San Jose State, a Master’s Degree in Confluent Education from UCSB and has taught from kindergarten to college age students. She is currently on the adjunct faculty at Antioch University, in the Education Department.
Gloria is a fiber artist and painter and loves to share these skills with students of all ages. She loves the ocean and camping. Each fall she joins the Chumash in their journey home to Limu, Santa Cruz Island.