Rhonda Schaller is a Visiting Associate Professor, the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, and oversees the Center for Career & Professional Development at Pratt. She is the founder of the Meditation Incubator project at Pratt Institute and the founding chair of the Mindfulness in Student Affairs Committee and Mindful Pratt. She is a recent Pratt Research Seed Grant Scholar, and has received a 2-year Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation grant award for her Mindfulness Collaboratory project. She is a Fulbright Roster Specialist in Mindfulness in Higher Education, and the author of Create Your Art Career (2013, Allworth Press), Called or Not, Spirits are Present (2009, Blue Pearl Press). She contributed chapters for The Mindful Eye: Contemplative Pedagogies in Visual Arts Education (2018, Common Ground Publishers) and Starting Your Career in the Fine Arts (2011, Allworth Press).