About Staff

Board


Sascha S. Bauer, Chair
Fred Wilson, President

Danielle Anderman
Candace Barasch
Andreas Beroutsos
Sanford Biggers
James L. Bodnar
Carol Bove
Allen H. Brill
Priscilla Vail Caldwell
Eleanor Cayre
Robert K. Elliott
Libby Ellis
Arline Feinberg
John H. Friedman
Glauco Lolli-Ghetti
Nate McBride
Adam McEwen
Elena M. Paul
Eleanor Propp
Lisa Schiff
Diane Solomon
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.

Candace Barasch is an art collector and philanthropist based in New York. She joined the board in 2014.

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.

Carol Bove is an artist based in Brooklyn. She jointed the board in 2013.

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.

Libby Ellis is the Principal at AEA Consulting. She has been on the Board since 2013.

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.

Adam McEwen is an artist based in New York. 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.

Eleanor Propp is an art collector and philanthropist based in New York. She joined the board in 2014.

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.

 

Staff


 

Mary Ceruti, Executive Director and Chief Curator
mceruti@sculpture-center.org

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.

 

Yoseff Ben-Yehuda, Operations Manager
yoseff@sculpture-center.org

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.

 

Cheryl Chan, Development Assistant/Assistant to the Director
cchan@sculpture-center.org

Cheryl Chan serves as the Development Assistant/Assistant to the Director. She supports the Executive Director and Development Director in all facets of individual, foundation, government, and corporate grantmaking, and acts as a liaison to the Board. Prior to joining the SculptureCenter team, Cheryl assisted with development and special events initiatives at Creative Time and Art21, as well as handled membership services at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Most recently, she managed curatorial and public programming at the Chelsea Art Museum, and oversaw fundraising for Mad. Sq. Art, Madison Square Park Conservancy's public art program. Cheryl received her BA in Art History with a concentration in contemporary art from Queens College, and studied Fine Art at Parsons The New School for Design. Cheryl, a Queens native, is an avid runner, baker, and consumer of desserts, and is always up for live music, trivia nights, and discussing the future of the New York Giants.

 

Ruba Katrib, Curator
rkatrib@sculpture-center.org

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 Services & Membership Manager
smayer@sculpture-center.org

As manager of SculptureCenter's Visitor Services and NewArtNetwork Membership program, Steven runs the front of house and exhibitions day-to-day. This includes installation maintenance, fielding general inquiries, and managing SculptureCenter's bookstore. Managing the NewArtNetwork, he collaborates with the Curatorial and Development departments to conceive and organize special member events that include exclusive tours, studio visits, and parties. Steven grew up in the rural Skylands Region of northern New Jersey and received his BFA in Sculpture from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He recently completed his MFA at Rutgers Mason Gross and lives and maintains a studio in Brooklyn. Previously, he worked at the Sally D. Francisco Gallery at the Peters Valley School of Craft and taught Media and Video at Rutgers University.

 

Kim Schnaubert, Development Director
kschnaubert@sculpture-center.org

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.

 

Holly Stanton, Exhibition & Program Manager
hstanton@sculpture-center.org

As SculptureCenter's Exhibitions and Program Manager, Holly is responsible for coordinating artistic, public, and educational programs and contributes to the development and planning of SculptureCenter exhibitions. Prior to joining SculptureCenter, Holly worked at Tony Oursler Studio, Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), and Triple Canopy. Independently, she has curated exhibitions and performances at Back Yard Projects in Manhattan, co-founded the small-edition artist book press Great Point Books, and has contributed texts to Kitsune Journal, Top Magazine and Triple Canopy Annotations. Holly received her BA in Art History at Columbia University in New York.

 

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.

 

Interns


If you are interested in Internship opportunities, please visit our Internships page.

 

Marina Caron, Curatorial & Exhibitions Intern
mcaron@sculpture-center.org

Marina Caron grew up in Berkeley, California and moved back east for school 5 years ago. She received her BFA from Cooper Union where she focused in Sculpture and Painting. She has a studio practice in Brooklyn and waits tables to pay the bills. As a curatorial intern at ScupltureCenter she researches artists and events for the SculptureNotebook blog, helps out with the current In Practice open call, and the production and installation of exhibitions.

 

Zoe Carlson, Curatorial Intern
zcarlson@sculpture-center.org

Zoe grew up in Chicago, Illinois. But, having grown tired of life in the Midwest, she relocated to the East Coast, where she is currently pursuing a BA in the History of Art from Cornell University. Zoe spent the past five months living and studying in Paris, France, at the University of Paris, while also sampling a large variety of the citys patisseries. At SculptureCenter, Zoe assists in the development of the In Practice exhibition, as well as researches and edits content for the SculptureNotebook.

 

Anna Kamensky, Special Events and Development Intern
akamensky@sculpture-center.org

Anna Kamensky is from Port Chester, NY. At SculptureCenter, she works in special events and development. Anna has been involved with a variety of aspects of both departments such as volunteering at events, and researching grants. She received a BA in art history from the University of Delaware, where she developed an interest in modern and contemporary Latin American art. Anna will start an MA program in art history and museum studies at City College this fall.

 

Jenn Pavlick, Curatorial Intern
jpavlick@sculpture-center.org

Jenn Pavlick is currently studying in the BA Fine Art/History of Art program at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Constantly traveling between London, New York City, and Litchfield, CT where she grew up, she has become a master of packing a suitcase and recovering from jet lag. Other than honing that ability, she is pursuing a studio practice, as well as an academic path. This summer as a curatorial intern at the SculptureCenter, she will be contributing to the SculptureNotebook and focusing on the In Practice open call.

 

Samantha Shao, Marketing and Development Intern
sshao@sculpture-center.org

Samantha received masters degree in arts and culture management from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Written her thesis on the topic of cultural translation in curating, Samantha tried to explore the issue of globalism and locality in international curatorial practice. Influenced by her own background, an America born Chinese and third generation immigrant from Mainland China to Taiwan, she graduated with a B.A. specialized in history of social development. Samantha had grown a strong interest in cultural marketing; as Marketing and Development intern at SculptureCenter, she assists a variety of matters associated with marketing, public relations, and fundraising.

 

William Tucci, Media Intern
wtucci@sculpture-center.org

William Tucci is a native New Yorker from Flushing, Queens. His role at SculptureCenter is diversified between front of house operations, social media administration, and generating original media content related to the daily happenings of SculptureCenter. He maintains a dynamic artist practice which consists of performing as a drummer in an active touring DIY punk band called Unstoppable Death Machines, while creating mixed-media kinetic sound sculptures. He is currently in the process of completing his MFA at City Colleges Digital Interdisciplinary Artist Practice (DIAP).

 

Lauren Young, Curatorial Intern
lyoung@sculpture-center.org

Originally from St. Louis, MO, Lauren earned her BA in the History of Art & Architecture at DePaul University. This fall, Lauren enters her second year at Williams College's Masters Program in the History of Art where she focuses on contemporary art after 1960, and, more specifically, investigates issues of intertextuality and intersubjectivity in relation to artist's books and art publications. At SculptureCenter, Lauren assists with curatorial projects and initiatives, contributing to SculptureNotebook and working on the In Practice program.