Lissa McClure

Lissa McClure is the inaugural Executive Director of the Woodman Family Foundation, which stewards the work and legacies of Betty Woodman, Francesca Woodman, and George Woodman. She directs the vision and strategy for the Foundation with the Board of Directors and oversees its administration, operations, and partnerships. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was a […]

Lissa McClure

Lissa McClure is the inaugural Executive Director of the Woodman Family Foundation, which stewards the work and legacies of Betty Woodman, Francesca Woodman, and George Woodman. She directs the vision and strategy for the Foundation with the Board of Directors and oversees its administration, operations, and partnerships. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was a […]

Mari Shaw

Mari Shaw is an intellectual property lawyer, an art collector, educator, and author.
She also organizes programs and collaborations among cultural institutions.
Since 2020, she has been teaching by zoom about the arts, writing,  and social justice in …

Kristan Kennedy

Kristan Kennedy is a Portland-based artist, curator, and educator.  She is the Artistic Director, Curator of Visual Art for the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA). For more than a decade, Kennedy has focused on commissioning new work by international emerging artists in the form of large-scale, site-specific installations and solo projects that exist at […]

Christine Kuan

Before joining Creative Capital, Christine Kuan was CEO/Director of Sotheby’s Institute of Art-New York. With twenty years of experience in both nonprofit and commercial sectors of the art world, Kuan has expertise in art education, museums, and digital strategy across cultural institutions and the art market. She was formerly Chief Curator and Director of Strategic […]

Dr. Seema Yasmin

Seema Yasmin is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, medical doctor, professor and author. She is director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative,  clinical assistant professor in Stanford University’s Department of Medicine, and visiting professor at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA where she teaches crisis management and communications. Yasmin was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize […]

Susan Louise Aberth

Susan L. Aberth is the Edith C. Blum Professor of the Art History and Visual Culture Program at Bard College. She received her M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and her Ph.D. from the Graduate Center, City University of New York. In addition to her 2004 book Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy […]

Milica Pekic

Milica Pekić, PhD, art historian and curator from Belgrade. She graduated and received her PhD at The History of Modern Art department at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. In her research she is focusing on confrontational artistic practices as well as on alternative forms of collective authorships, institutional transformation and potential of interdisciplinary approach […]

S Surface

S Surface is a Seattle-based curator of art, design and architecture, and the King Street Station Program Lead with ARTS. Previously, Surface was co-curator of The Alice, an artist-run exhibition space and writers’ residency, and Out Of Sight 2017, a regional survey of Pacific Northwest artists. As Program Director at Design in Public, Surface organized the annual city-wide […]

William J. Simmons

William J. Simmons is Provost Fellow in the Humanities at the University of Southern California. Simmons did his BA at Harvard University and spent three years at the Graduate Center, CUNY and taught at the City College of New York. His criticism and essays have appeared in numerous periodicals and books internationally. This is his […]