Our Team

Leadership
Roger Cummings Roger Cummings
Chief Cultural Producer
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Loeb Fellow // Harvard University, 2009
Started at JXTA in 1995
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Headshot of Gabrielle Grier Gabrielle Grier
Managing Director
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M. Ed Youth Development and Leadership // UofMN - Twin Cities
BA Fine Arts and Youth Studies // UofMN - Twin Cities
Started at JXTA in 2019
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Kristen Murray Kristen Murray
Director of Programs
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Masters in Landscape Architecture with Public Policy // UMN Twin Cities
BS Electrical Engineering // Rice University
Started at JXTA in 2013
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Allison Wagstrom headshot Allison Wagstrom
Director of Financial Operations
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B.A., Anthropology | DePauw University
Started at JXTA in 2020
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Our Staff
Gabby Coll Gabby Coll
Communications Manager
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BA Art History // St. Olaf College
Started at JXTA in 2018
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Charlesa Dixon Charlesa Dixon
Executive Catalyst
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BA // Interior Design, Business Administration
Started at JXTA in 2017
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Adrienne Doyle headshot Adrienne Doyle
Institutional Grants Manager and Tactical Lead
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Sustainable Progress through Engaging Active Citizens (SPEAC) cohort member // 2014
JXTA alum
Started at JXTA in 2015
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Jared Hanks Jared Hanks
Head of Business Development
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BS Youth Development and Education // UMN Twin Cities
Started at JXTA in 2014
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Jahliah Holloman Jahliah Holloman
Programs Assistant
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JXTA Alum
Pursuing a Business Management Degree // MCTC
Started at JXTA in 2012
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Taylan De Johnette headshot Taylan De Johnette
Graphic Design Lab Lead
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PLACES Research and Design Fellow // 2020-2021
Lead Coordinator // Creatives After Curfew
Forecast: Early career Research Grant // 2021
Started at JXTA in 2020
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Greta Kotz Greta Kotz
Graphic Design Lab Lead
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BFA Illustration // MCAD
Started at JXTA in 2018
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Niko Kubota headshot Niko Kubota-Armin, NOMA, AIA, NCARB
Environmental Design Lab Lead
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M.Arch // UMN Twin Cities
BA Sociology // Bowdoin College
National Organization of Minority Architects // American Institute of Architects // National Council of Architecture Registration Boards
Started at JXTA in 2017
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A placeholder image of spray paint cans. Roxxanne O'Brien
Tactical Lead
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Bush Fellow | 2013
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A placeholder image of spray paint cans. Maria Robinson
Visual Art Literacy Training Instructor
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MCAD // Class of 2018
Started at JXTA in 2018
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Robbie Seltzer headshot Robbie Seltzer
Environmental Design Lab Lead
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BA // Middlebury College, Vermont
Working toward M.S. in Urban Planning // University of Minnesota
Co-Founder of Yeah Maybe art gallery // Minneapolis, MN
Started at JXTA in 2018
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Carla Schleicher Carla Schleicher
Ceramics Lab Lead
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MA Design in Expanded Practice // Goldsmiths University of London
BFA in Graphic Design // University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Started at JXTA in 2020
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Alex Smith Alex Smith
Textiles & Screen Printing Lab Lead and Free Wall Instructor
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Founder of Nice City Clothing and Minnesota Vice
Started at JXTA in 2001
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 Monique (Mo) Stewart
Senior Executive Assistant
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Minneapolis College // Class of 2014
Founder and Designer at Mars Jameson
Started at JXTA in 2020
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 Kaleb Williams
Outreach & Engagement Coordinator
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BA Advertising and Etymology // Augsburg University
Ordained Minister
Started at JXTA in 2020
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Hawwa Youngmark headshot Hawwa Youngmark
VALT Instructor & Tactical Lab Lead
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JXTA Alum
Started at JXTA in 2014
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A placeholder image of spray paint cans. Ezra Wilson-Nausner
Free Wall Instructor
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JXTA Alum
Started at JXTA in 2014
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Board of Directors
 C Terrance Anderson
Board Vice Chair
Director of Community Based Research,
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA)
 DeAnna Cummings
Board Member
CEO & Co-Founder, 1995-2020 // Juxtaposition Arts
Program Director of Arts // McKnight Foundation
Roger Cummings Roger Cummings
Board Member
Chief Cultural Producer & Co-founder of JXTA // Harvard Loeb Fellow 2009
 Gregory G. Cunningham
Board Member
Vice President, Enterprise Diversity & Inclusion
U. S. Bank
 Lisa Denzer
Board Chair
Licensed Professional Counselor
 Stephanie Englund
Board Member
Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition
Best Buy Co., Inc.
A placeholder image of spray paint cans. Sonal Gerten
Board Member and Commercialization Committee Member
Director of Marketing & Sales
Blue Sky Fibers
A placeholder image of spray paint cans. Lili Hall
Board Member and Governance Committee Member
President & CEO
KNOCK, Inc.
 PJ Hill
Treasurer and Finance Committee Member
Financial Advisor
Wells Fargo
Image of Thomas Kane. Thomas Kane
Secretary and Commercialization Committee Member
Creative Director and Brand Strategist
THOMAS KANE DESIGN
Anne Paape headshot Anne Paape
Board Member
General Counsel // Meristem Family Wealth and Meristem Trust Company
A placeholder image of spray paint cans. Ellen Schmidt
Chair of Fund Development Committee
Owner / Partner
Morries Subaru
Dorion Taylor headshot Dorion Taylor
Board Member
Sr. Director, Strategic Branding and Marketing
Pohlad Companies
Nesret Theba headshot Nesret Theba
Board Member
Co-Owner/Practice Manager // KingField Family Dental
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