Productions & Admin Director
Youth Outreach Coordinator
Circus Comes to School Coordinator
Education, Outreach & Employee Relations Director
Adults Program Coordinator
Studio, Fundraising and Marketing Director
Youth Camp and Teen Programs Coordinator
Finances and Grant Coordinator
Artists and Coaches
Artistic Director Emeritus & Master Coach
Board of Directors
Kianah Jay (Co-Guiding Officer)
Kianah Jay is a painter, musician, rapper, aerialist, actress, dancer, and choreographer. Raised in Tesuque, New Mexico, Kianah’s regard for the desert has informed her body of work. Informed by de-colonial mindset, she is deeply committed to a range of materials, collaborators, and experiences as she celebrates togetherness, brownness, blackness, and primal femininity. She is thrilled to join the Wise Fool Board.
Terra Fox (Co-Guiding Officer)
Terra Fox is an artist and advocate based in Albuquerque, NM. Through her work as TEEN’Mpower Coordinator with Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains she is dedicated to creating a safe and welcoming space for LGBTQIA+ Teens to build community and resiliency. She is a proud Transgender Woman whose art and performance have sought to bring light to violence and stigma against Transgender people and people with living with HIV as well as other important issues. Terra has a lifelong love of the Circus and has previously performed as a juggler, escape artist, and sideshow act and has been doing Aerial with a focus on the Lyra for the last 4 years. In the past she has served as an operator for Trans Lifeline and as the Community Outreach Director at the non-profit Queer literacy center Corpus Arts.
Evan Anderson (Board Secretary)
Born and raised in Juneau, Alaska, Evan graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2015 with an M.Sc. in Literature & Modernity. Since then, he has organized grassroots fundraising for Oregon's local PBS & NPR affiliate, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and has helped put on arts events such as the Pickathon Music Festival, Symbiosis' Oregon Eclipse, and Envision Festival in Costa Rica. He is excited to be part of Wise Fool's mission for arts education and social justice.
Elektra Pelton (Treasurer)
Elektra holds a BA in Theater from the College of Santa Fe, and began working in professional theater as a teenager. She's been involved in the nonprofit world all her adult life, has worked in nonprofit accounting for eight years, and is thrilled to be part of the Wise Fool community.
Tori Nicole is a self-taught multi-disciplinary artist, creating out of her studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area then moved to Los Angeles in 2014 where she worked in the pastry departments at several fine dining restaurants, centering her energy on the art of food for 7 years. She moved to New Mexico in 2021 and started heavily channeling her creative focus on visual arts and community building within her studio space, which she utilizes for community art nights and group exhibitions. Tori also has taken part in fundraising and volunteering for community initiatives for unhoused people and youth.