Donna Valdés
Interim Director


Donna Valdés named Executive Director of Xico Inc 2007 and now serves as the Interim Director. Valdés has 20+ years experience in community service and private industry and has developed programs for under-privileged and troubled youth. 


Emily Ritter
Studio and Gallery Coordinator

Emily Ritter joined Xico, Inc. in 2016 as the Workshop Assistant, later becoming the Administrative Assistant and Studio Tech in June 2017. In April 2018, Emily was promoted to Studio and Gallery Coordinator. Emily received her MFA in studio arts with an emphasis in printmaking from Arizona State University in 2018 after graduating cum laude from Wichita State University in 2012 with a BFA in studio arts, printmaking. She has exhibited her artwork  both locally and nationally. Before working at Xico, Emily worked as an instructor of record and research assistant at Arizona State University. 


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