Keep Santa Fe Multicultural was created by a group of community members who are working to keep the Multicultural mural in place at the Railyard.
Dr. Christina Castro (Jemez & Taos Pueblo) resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico within her traditional homelands. She is a mother, writer, scholar, and organizer. She received her Doctorate from Arizona State University’s School of Social Transformation & Justice Studies. Christina is a founding member of the Three Sisters Collective, a grass roots social justice organization focused on re-centering an Indigenous presence in Santa Fe.
Conor Flynn is a visual artist and woodworker who has been living in Santa Fe New Mexico since 2013. He is an assistant at Fourth Dimension print studio and received a BFA in studio arts from Santa Fe University of Art and Design. He is also a volunteer for Chainbreaker and an active member of the skateboarding community.
Hernan Gomez Chavez is a sculptor from Santa Fe, New Mexico. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Mexico in 2014; in 2013 he studied abroad in the Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague. He pursued an MFA in sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2016. He has shown art in Santa Fe, New Mexico; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Chicago, Illinois; and Prague, CZ. He is currently residing in Santa Fe, New Mexico where he is working on new projects which explore artists’ role in gentrifying neighborhoods and the impact our current political climate has on US/Mexico relations.
Dr. Alicia Inez Guzman is originally from Truchas, New Mexico, and currently lives and works in Santa Fe where she is a writer, editor, and curator. Her writing focuses on indigenous and mestizo art practices and histories of land use in the Southwest. Alicia has a BAFA in art history from the University of New Mexico and an MA and PhD in visual and cultural studies from the University of Rochester.
Carrie Wood (Navajo) lives in Santa Fe, NM with her two kids and husband where she works as a software engineer. She has a BS in Engineering Management and an MS in Systems Engineering. She volunteers with and is involved in a variety of organizations in the community, including, STEM Santa Fe, Santa Fe Indigenous Center, Three Sisters Collective, SWAIA, and the PTC at her son’s school.
The Keep Santa Fe Multicultural image was created by artist Eric J. Garcia.