Meet the Team

Marz Ezeji, They/them

Marz Ezeji, they/them

Membership Development Specialist

I am a black queer creative making community spaces for artists like me. I am serving WPCA as Membership Development Specialist through Public Allies Wisconsin. I am a 2nd year…

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Marcela “Xela” Garcia, She/her/ella

Marcela “Xela” Garcia, she/her/ella

Executive Director

Marcela “Xela” Garcia is a Xicana artist, innovator and cultural warrior, born in Guadalajara and raised in Milwaukee.

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Oscar Quinto Zamudio Jr., He/him

Oscar Quinto Zamudio Jr., he/him

Art Educator

Oscar works to help shape the minds of young children–in a way where they are able to push themselves independently, but also care for their community.

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Lucero Gallegos, They/them

Lucero Gallegos, they/them

Visuals Communications Specialist

Cristina is a Milwaukee based multimedia artist and lead teaching artist for our Multimedia Storytelling Internship Program for teens.

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Andrea Lira Landa, They/them

Andrea Lira Landa, they/them

Community Arts Coordinator

Andy is a nonbinary indigenous femme graphic designer, photographer and educator. Her work centers Black, Indigenous women of color, community, environmental appreciation and immigrant identity.

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Board Members

Lona Long Velasco, Chair

Michael Flanagan, Secretary

Brianna Hernández, Treasurer

Ben Juarez

Jordan Mendez

Kim Storage

Katie Mullen

Adam White

Sandra Zapata

Harvey Held

Rosana Lazcano