Meet the team behind CCM!

While the beating heart of Cicada is our creative community, we want you to know who looks over the editorial process, from selecting our themes to curating each publication. We also want to let you know applications are open! You can visit our documentation for more information on which positions are open and what they entail. You can also find application links there or on our server.

Jay Serrano

Editorial Director, Web Developer

multimedia artist & prototypical pisces. recommend me a horror game!

Allyson (Alex) Lee

Creative Director

Illustrator and neighborhood plague doctor enthusiast. I collect little clowns and I think you should too!

Lizzie Tjahja

Creative Director

lover of architecture and print design! collector of useless pieces of paper.

Anna Dunn

Creative Team Member

I’m always a sucker for art pieces that explore the mundane. Those boring, repetitive actions we repeat each day, the public spaces that we usually walk through and dismiss, they all have potential to be windows through which we can glimpse the deeply encoded habits of human nature.

Denise Zubizarreta

Creative Team Member

Denise "The Vamp DeVille" Zubizarreta is a Puerto Rican and Cuban American Mixed Media Interdisciplinary Artist raised between Union City, NJ, and Hialeah, FL, currently living and working in Denver, CO. She is the former President of the Student Government Association at the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design where she completed her BFA in Fine art.

Gracie Neirynck

Creative Team Member

If you can’t find me I’m strolling through the uncanny valley. That or trying to jump over the pile of dirty laundry guarding my bed. Either one.