Is a film actor, curator, publisher (Econo Textual Objects, established 2014), playwright, arts administrator, and community organizer. She writes about art, culture, music, film, performance and community building and creates original solo and ensemble performance compositions. She’s performed her poetry, prose and essay works locally, nationally and internationally as a solo artist. Gutiérrez earned her MA in Performance Studies from New York University in 2004. She has written catalog essays for visual artists Hector Silva, Shizu Saldamando, Wu Tsang and Rafa Esparza.