Zenteotl Project participants act as volunteer staff and advisors to the project, in addition to gardeners and dancers!


Development Consultant

Circle of Advisors

Deborah Ramos

Multi-media Chicana artist, urban gardener, Neuromuscular Therapist, and founder and Director of Tlalnepantla Arts and the Zenteotl Project.  Deborah’s artistic and community work is inspired by Anahuacan traditional arts, oral tradition, gardening, and her ancestral connection to the earth.  Deborah works to bring justice to the local Minneapolis food and urban agriculture movements, while collaborating with indigenous and Latinx community members through the recovery and reclamation of traditional life-ways through gardening and art. To learn more about Deborah’s artwork, please visit

Art Serotoff

Has supported the work of Tlalnepantla Arts and the Zenteotl Project since 2009.  As Development Consultant, Art prospects for potential funding sources, writes grant proposals and outcome reports, and offers valuable consultation, founded on many years of experience within the non-profit sector, on the development of the organization.

Sharon Day

Director, Indigenous Peoples

Task Force


Isaac Martín

Trainer, Ruckus Society


Dr. Cecilia Martinez

Director of Research Programs, Center for Earth, Energy & Democracy


Nora Murphy

Mother, Writer, and Activist


Douglas Padilla

Artist and Arts Activist


David Clobes


Tlalnepantla Arts | Zenteotl Project


Ph: (612) 48-MAIZ-3 (486-2493)