Sascha S. Bauer, Chair
Fred Wilson, President
James L. Bodnar
Jean Griffin Borho
Allen H. Brill
Priscilla Vail Caldwell
Robert K. Elliott
John H. Friedman
Elena M. Paul
Elaine G. Weitzen
Danielle Anderman is the Chief Executive Officer of Bespoke Fashions, a menswear company based in New York. She has been on the board since 2013.
Andreas Beroutsos, Founder and Managing Partner at One Point Capital Management, joined the board in 2011.
Sanford Biggers is a New York based interdisciplinary artist and professor of Visual Arts at Columbia University. He has been a member of the SculptureCenter board since 2012.
Sascha S. Bauer is the chair of the SculptureCenter board, and a Vice President at Cushman-Wakefield, a corporate real estate company. He has served on the board since 2008.
James L. Bodnar has been a SculptureCenter board member since 2000. He is the Principal and owner of James Bodnar, Architect.
Jean Griffin Borho, a Los Angeles-based arts professional, is the director and founder of the art consulting firm jgb private art services. She has served on the board of SculptureCenter since 2004.
Allen H. Brill, treasurer of the SculptureCenter, is an attorney whose firm Brill & Meisel, specializes in real estate. He joined the board in 2002.
Priscilla Vail Caldwell is a Director at DC Moore Gallery, New York. Located in Chelsea, the gallery specializes in twentieth-century American painting, sculpture, and works on paper. She joined the board in 2011.
Eleanor Cayre is a collector, art advisor, and exhibition organizer with a focus on established contemporary and emerging art. She joined the SC Board in 2013.
Robert K. Elliott, a former partner at KPMG in New York and a previous chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, has served on the board since 2005 and currently holds the position of Vice President.
Arline Feinberg, a board member since 1992, is a collector of modern and contemporary art.
John H. Friedman is a Managing Partner at Easton Capital Investment Group. He joined the board in Fall, 2011.
Glauco Lolli-Ghetti, a Manhattan-based real estate developer and founder of Urban Muse, joined SculptureCenter's board in 2011.
Nate McBride is the Principal and Founder of McBride & Associates Architects. He joined the board in 2013.
Elena M. Paul is the Director of Legal & Business Affairs for the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation. She joined the board in 2011.
Lisa Schiff, art adviser and owner of Schiff Fine Art, joined the board in 2009.
Diane Solomon is a New York based philanthropist and collector of contemporary art. She joined the board in 2012.
Elaine G. Weitzen, who has been on the board since 1987, is an art collector and philanthropist.
Fred Wilson, a New York based artist and MacArthur Fellow, has been on the board since 1995 and currently serves as President.
Yoseff Ben-Yehuda, Operations Manager
Yoseff Ben-Yehuda oversees the daily and long term technical functions of SculptureCenter as Operations Manager. Yoseff is responsible for managing the capital building project, the museum's online presence, and IT and AV for all exhibitions and office systems. Additionally, he maintains the museum's archives and coordinates Lucky Draw and the Fall Benefit Gala. A native New Yorker, Yoseff studied studio art at Reed College and then architecture at the Parsons School of Design. Previously he has worked closely with the Chinati Foundation and Ballroom Marfa in addition to managing the studio of artist Jeff Elrod.
Mary Ceruti, Executive Director and Chief Curator
Mary Ceruti acts as SculptureCenter's Chief Curator and oversees all aspects of program, planning, and organizational development. She has organized numerous solo and group exhibitions of contemporary art and curated special projects and commissions by over 50 emerging and established artists. Before joining SculptureCenter in 1999, Mary worked as an independent curator and writer and was the Director of Programs at Capp Street Project, an acclaimed international residency program, commissioning installation projects in San Francisco from 1992-98. She started her career as a Curatorial Assistant at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Ms. Ceruti holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Haverford College and in Art History from Bryn Mawr College. She received her M.A. from the Inter-Arts Center at San Francisco State University after pursuing an in-depth study of community-based public art projects.
Kristen Chappa, Assistant Curator
As SculptureCenter's Assistant Curator, Kristen contributes to the development and planning of all artistic programs. She holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MA from Columbia University's Modern Art History: Critical and Curatorial Studies program. At Columbia, Kristen co-curated the exhibition Common Love: Aesthetics of Becoming and the conversation series Curating Time. At SculptureCenter, she has curated the 2012-2013 In Practice program exhibitions You never look at me from the place from which I see you and Double Life, as well as the performance series Reverberations and Coda. Before relocating to New York, Kristen was Co-Director of The Lab, an interdisciplinary arts space in San Francisco, from 2005-2009. She is a contributing writer for print and online publications including Art in America and Frieze.
Ella Gold, Assistant to the Director
Ella was born and raised in Southern California, but she has always felt like a New Yorker at heart. Ella holds a BA from Reed College, where she studied Studio Art and Art History. Before joining the SculptureCenter staff, she completed an internship at SculptureCenter, as well as at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has written extensively on movements in modern and contemporary art, including texts accompanying the exhibition of Artists' Books at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR. In her spare time, she can be found creating product prototypes, handmade periodicals, mail art, and personalized handkerchiefs.
Frederick Janka, Associate Director
Frederick Janka is SculptureCenter's Associate Director and spearheads marketing, public relations, audience development, and special events. His responsibilities also include overseeing the administrative functions of the museum including aspects of finance, administration and human resources. Prior to joining SculptureCenter, he developed membership and produced member only and public events for the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA), including special programs for the NADA Art Fair Miami Beach from 2008-2010. His professional background includes positions as gallery director at John Connelly Presents, New York and gallery curator and project director at Nina Menocal, Mexico City. He has also worked independently producing exhibitions and projects in Mexico City, New York, and Southern California. He received his BA in Visual and Critical Studies from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.
Ruba Katrib, Curator
Ruba Katrib is SculptureCenter's Curator and is responsible for organizing exhibitions, educational and public programs, publications and for coordinating all aspects of program presentation. Prior to SculptureCenter Katrib held positions at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami since 2007, first as Assistant Curator and then as Associate Curator. There she organized the first comprehensive solo museum exhibitions of Cory Arcangel (2010) and Claire Fontaine (2010), and several acclaimed group exhibitions including The Possibility of an Island (2008), Convention (2009), The Reach of Realism (2009), Modify, as needed (2011). She initiated performance and workshop programs at MOCA and organized the three-day New Methods symposium, which focused on independent artist initiatives throughout Latin America. A follow-up book project is forthcoming. Katrib has contributed texts to a number of publications and written for periodicals such at Artforum, ArtPapers, and Mousse Magazine. Katrib received her BA in Visual and Critical Studies from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, and holds an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College.
Steven Mayer, Visitor Engagement Representative
Steven Mayer grew up in northern New Jersey and received his BFA from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He currently lives in Brooklyn and is in the process of earning his MFA at Rutgers Mason Gross, where he also teaches a course in media.
Kim Schnaubert, Development Director
Kim Schnaubert is the Development Director at SculptureCenter. In this role, she devises and executes a variety of institutional, programmatic, project-specific and event-related fundraising initiatives. Her responsibilities also include managing the Building SculptureCenter Campaign as well as all high-level patron groups and donor relations. Over the past decade, she has helped NYC cultural institutions chashama, Performa and the American Federation of Arts connect with their supporters and meet financial goals. Kim graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin. As a native West Texan she misses dramatic sunsets, Rosa's bean and cheese burritos and warm winters, but has fully embraced the New York Knicks, public transportation and ordering in.
Morgan Edelbrock, Head Installer
Morgan, an Austin, Texas sweetheart, has been making art WORK at SculptureCenter since 2005. As an installer and art handler, she can be found in the highest reaches of SculptureCenter's rafters or the most remote corner of the basement, but wherever she is, rest assured the show is going up.
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Angela Cruz, Development Intern
Angela Cruz was born in Manila, Philippines and raised in New Jersey. She has completed her BA in Art History from SUNY Binghamton in 2011 where she also completed curatorial and grant-writing internship programs at a number of non-profits including The Goodwill Theatre, an organization focused on promoting theatre arts in New York. She also spent time volunteering in Costa Rica, through a program at Binghamton University, living with the local community and participating in a public art painting project. Prior to interning at SculptureCenter, she was working in Upstate NY at Susan Jablon Mosaics, a custom mosaic tiling studio, as the assistant to CEO and as a designer. During her time in Binghamton, she also participated in a number of public mosaic art and painting projects. Always possessing a passion for the non-profit arts world, she moved to Brooklyn in January 2013 to pursue a career in development and arts administration.
Jessica Harwood, Archival Intern
Jessica Harwood was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, grew up outside of Boston, and received her B.A. from Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont in English Literature and Gender Studies. She is currently in her last semester at Pratt Institute and is receiving her MLIS in Library and Information Science, with a program concentration rooted in Archives and Records Management. She worked as a Graduate Assistant for the School of Library and Information Science at Pratt in the spring of 2012. She has also worked as an intern, and subsequently as the assistant to the Director of Communications and Development, at the Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, NY, building and developing content and structure for their digital archive.
Jessica Hong, Curatorial Intern
Jessica Hong is currently a graduate student at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, studying art history with a focus on postwar and contemporary art. Before entering into a graduate program and interning with SculptureCenter, Jessica was a Curatorial Research Assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has also worked and interned at various arts organizations including MoMA PS1, Art in America Magazine, and Exit Art. During the 2012 Fall semester, Jessica curated the exhibition AUTOREDACT at Loft 594 in Brooklyn. She received her B.A. in Art History from Barnard College, Columbia University.
Daniela Silva, Curatorial Intern
Daniela Silva was born in Colombia, but has moved back and forth between Washington D.C. and Bogotá. She has served as a Production Intern at Invisible Exports in New York (2011) and Galería Casas Riegner in Bogotá (2010) where she helped with installation and exhibition planning. She has also worked as a studio assistant for artist, Mateo López in Bogotá (2009). She is currently finishing her last semester at School of Visual Arts, where she majors in Fine Arts. Her work has been exhibited at SVA's Visual Arts Gallery in Material Magic (2012) and she has co-curated and produced ColombiaColumbia (2012), an exhibition of artists form Los Andes University, Bogotá, shown at the LeRoy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University School of the Arts.
Vivian Qin, Visitor Services and Special Events Intern
Vivian Qin is an artist from Guangzhou, China. She holds a B.A. in Studio Art and a B.A. in Communication from Denison University (Granville, OH). Her work has been shown at Roy G Biv Gallery (Columbus, OH) and Ran Space (Brooklyn, NY). She will start her adventure in Columbia University's MFA Program in Sculpture this fall. She works as an artist assistant and freelances as a designer. Vivian had also interned for Southern Metropolis Daily, a major newspaper in China.