Biography

Pedro Mena arrived at Columbus Academy in 2016 and is the Fine Arts Department Chair while also teaching middle school art and serving as the Assistant Director of Diversity and Community Life for Middle School. He founded and leads CASA, our Hispanic Heritage and Latinx Affinity Group. Pedro is a trustee for Momentum and Girls On The Run and serves on the board committee for The Columbus Museum of Art's IDEA group. He has a B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Pedro and spouse, Marijo, have two children: a daughter, Dylan ’31, and son, James.

Pedro’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy
“Looking out at our open and green campus and seeing it change through the seasons.”  

Little-known fact
“Realizing the beginning of a creative career after winning 3rd place in a coloring contest in 2nd grade!”

Favorite sports team
Spanish national soccer team.

Pedro was featured in the Fall 2020 issue of our school magazine.

Education
  • B.F.A. School of Visual Arts