Our Staff

Tanya Cerda (she/her)

Founder Trustee + Program Director

Tanya Cerda is a multi-disciplinary BIPOC creative whose identity and cultural heritage influence her in amplifying diverse and inclusive environments. As a music admirer and enthusiast, she is also passionate about encouraging collaboration and building community. Prior to her career in arts education and philanthropy, Tanya spent 15+ years working in creative industries such as fashion, entertainment, and advertising. She holds a BFA degree from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California.

Jodi Darby (she/her)

Youth Programs Manager

Jodi Darby is a media artist, educator, and activist whose work centers collaboration and improving access to creative tools and technologies for young people whose voices have been marginalized or excluded. She has developed and directed media arts education programs for Portland YouthBuilders, POWGirls, Open Signal, and Outside the Frame and was an Associate Professor at Portland State University’s School of Art + Design.