Arts Caravan’s creator and lead instigator Jenny Oeleis aka Pixie is a visual artist, performer, and educator. She has been performing with fire for over a decade and making, supporting, and showing visual creations for nearly 20 years.
In recent history she works with an infant as a private nanny in Colorado, has shown visual art in Denver, Portland, and Seattle, and performed with The Fucking Unicorns and The Fantastic Hosts in Denver, Colorado.
When fire performing she incorporates a range of tools including poi, double nunchucks, fire eating and contact torches, rope dart, jump rope, ropes, and sword. She has had the privilege of participating in eleven Burning Man festivals and twelve Apogaea Festivals and had the honor of performing in the Great Circle at Burningman with fire Conclaves for seven years (COFT 05, 06, HotCoCo 08, 09, 2011, 2012, Oregon Fire Conclave 2013).
She has shared the stage with various performance troops including: Synge, CO (05-07), Fire Hazard, NM (09-present), Circus Combustus, GA (2013-2015), Art of Such n Such (09-present), Rose City Vaudeville, OR (2011-present), the Pyros of the Caribbean USVI (2008-2014), The Fucking Unicorns, CO (2010-present), and The Fantastic Hosts, CO (2011-2017).