MEET THE TEAM
Marcela “Xela” Garcia, she/her/ella
Marcela “Xela” Garcia is a Xicana artist, innovator and cultural warrior, born in Guadalajara and raised in Milwaukee.
Oscar Quinto Zamudio Jr., he/him
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.
Lucero Gallegos, they/them
Lucero is a Latine, queer, nonbinary graphic artist that utilizes design as a tool to engage, intergate and reflect the varied stories of folxs and their identities.
Marz Ezeji, they/them
Marz is a black queer creative serving through Public Allies Wisconsin. They are a Americorps Fellow with experience in social justice work, management, community outreach, youth development, leadership/mentoring, and developing programs to serve the community.
Daniel Flores, he/him/his
As an inspired artist I would say that I make art as a way to show my thoughts In a creative manner, but more importantly to me, I create art as a way to make a lasting impression of myself on those who see my art.
Ethan Clairde-Hook, he/him
I’ve been making art my whole life, it’s something I pride myself on and display to others all the time.
Nelson Perez-Nolasco, he/him/his
The reason I make music/ art is because I have always admired other peoples art work such in painting as well as in lyric or the melody of a song.
River Garry, he/they
My art is just me put into whatever medium it is. It’s how I express my feelings, emotions, and identity. I make art because it’s kinda like a therapy for me, it helps me let out all of the tension I seem to have for some reason. Art to me is my home, my sanctuary, it’s me.
Ceci Tejeda, she/her/ella
Antonio Vargas-Nieto, he/him/his
Guest Artist, Summer Art Camp: Poetry
Cole Kirkendall, he/him/his
I always feel better after working on creative projects. In my classes, I will talk about fundamental concepts of stop motion animation, photography, and scale model fabrication.
Emmanuel Guerra, he/they
Abigail Engstrand, she/her
Guest Artist, Summer Art Camp: Textiles
Lona Long Velasco, Chair
Michael Flanagan, Secretary
Brianna Hernández, Treasurer