Board and Leadership

Our mission is to inspire in artistically talented students a lifelong passion for learning, empowering them to achieve academic and artistic excellence.

Clint Riley
President | CEO

Clint Riley joined the organization in June 2012. Prior to this, he received his MBA from Cox School of Business and his MA in Arts Management from Meadows School of the Arts, both schools at Southern Methodist University. He graduated magna cum laude from the College of Santa Fe with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He also studied economics and arts management at L’università commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy, and painting and drawing at The Marchutz School in Aix-en-Provence, France. Mr. Riley brings a wealth of experience from his time as a marketing projects manager and box office manager for The Santa Fe Opera. Additionally, he worked for the Dallas Theater Center, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, and Dallas Black Dance Theatre. He is a former board member of the Irving Symphony Orchestra and Santa Fe New Music.


2018-2019 Board of Directors