Robin Dunlap lived in Zuni Pueblo as a teacher and was one of the founding members of the cooperative, Keshi, Inc., formed in 1981.
As the owner of Keshi, Robin has been involved in promoting Zuni artists for 37 years and has developed a close and meaningful connection with the Zuni people.
Scott Nadler Scott Nadler is Principal and Founder of Nadler Strategy LLC, based in Santa Fe NM. Scott has over 40 years’ experience with a wide range of economic development, sustainability and business activities. His experience includes working with government, for-profit firms (including private equity), non-profit organizations, and impact investment. He recently served as Program Director with the US Business Council for Sustainable Development. Scott has also taught at Northwestern University in both undergraduate and MBA programs. His blog on “Practical, sustainable strategy” can be found at http://nadlerstrategy.com/ .
Bronwyn Fox spent several formative years living in Zuni Pueblo, which she considers the most life-defining of all her experiences. She is currently the owner/chief steward of Keshi, the Zuni Connection, a gallery in downtown Santa Fe which was founded in 1981 as a co-operative by Zuni artists and schoolteachers, a group which included Bronwyn's mother, Robin Dunlap.
Keshi's mission is one grounded in the principles of Fair Trade. Bronwyn considers herself most fortunate to work with that for which she has a passion-authentic and beautiful Native American art.
Kirby Gchachu Born into the Turkey clan and child of the Badger clan. Kirby is a VietNam veteran and proud of his service in the U.S. Army. His Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees in education from the University of NM led to an incredibly rewarding teaching opportunities. His cultural knowledge plays a significant role in teaching the children of Zuni Pueblo. Cultural knowledge provides key teaching concepts inspiring students to create their own understanding of self. He served as the cultural consultant to NASA and NSTA (National Science Teachers Assoc.) as their cultural resource for five years. He now serves as resource for curriculum development and designing indigenous educational workshops, serves as resource for Solstice Project of Santa Fe. His current research is to develop curricula related to Indigenous Astronomy of the Southwest. Kirby explores every possible means to incorporate traditional indigenous science and mathematical knowledge into presentations.
Peter Kahn has a decades long career as an entrepreneur, award winning graphic designer and photographer, retailer, Realtor and non-profit executive director. Always seeking to better understand the human condition, he habitually studies many things, and looks for ways to analyze, synthesize and apply appropriate solutions where needed.
Linda Off Linda’s career reflects more than 40 years as a nonprofit executive director and professional development officer in the arts and education. Her experience encompasses significant accomplishments in organizational development and management, strategic planning, comprehensive fundraising, capital and planned giving campaigns, major events, marketing, public relations and communications.
Her representation and involvement in Native Art markets and museum board service reflect a lifelong interest in the arts, and specifically Native Arts.