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.

 

Frederick Janka, Associate Director
fjanka@sculpture-center.org

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
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 Engagement Representative
smayer@sculpture-center.org

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
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.