Meet the Team

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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Yesenia Corona, She/her

Yesenia Corona, she/her

Art Educator

Yesenia is currently pursuing her Post Bacc in Art Education from UW-Milwaukee.

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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