Elizabeth Fearon Pepperman
Elizabeth Fearon Pepperman
Susan K. Freedman
Andrew R. Brownstein, Esq.
Farah Al Qasimi
Patricia E. Harris
Ruthard C. Murphy
Douglas M. Polley
Lloyd Frank, Esq.
Barbara Joelson Fife
Nicholas BaumeArtistic & Executive Director
Rosa BledsoeFinance & Operations Associate
Jenna CarrensAssociate Director, Development & Special Events
Robin CarolCommunications Director
Seth CohenSenior Project Manager
Dorothy DávilaDirector, Creative Partnerships
Juan Alberto Franco RicardoAssociate Project Manager
Daniel FinchProject Manager
Jana GharzeddineExecutive Coordinator
Larry GiannechiniDeputy Director for Programs & Operations
Sara Jones Design Director
Hussain KhanbhaiProject Manager
Jessica KirshManager, Creative Partnerships
Carl LawrenceAssociate, Creative Partnerships
Khaleelah LoganDigital Media Manager
Gabriela López DenaAssociate Curator of Public Practice
Wei-ming Liu EgelmanDevelopment Manager, Institutional Giving
Madison MartinDevelopment Manager, Individual Giving
Rashel PeddersenProject Manager
Cynthia PringleDirector, Finance & Human Resources
Mauro Schenone-UguetoDevelopment Associate
Jenée StrandAssistant Curator
Betty Stolpen Weiner Development Director
Christine ZhengCommunications Associate
Elizabeth Fearon Pepperman , Chair of the Board of Directors
Elizabeth Fearon Pepperman is the Chair of Public Art Fund's Board of Directors. She is an attorney and passionate advocate for artists and arts education who has served in leadership positions on non-profit boards for more than a decade, including as President Emerita and past Board Chair of the Children’s Museum of the Arts. A graduate of Fordham Law School, she is a former Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney and presently serves as a member of the New York City Bar Association's Art Law Committee, the New York County Bar Association Committee on Art Law, Art Table Circle and as Advisor to Moms for Moms, NYC. Elizabeth lives in Greenwich Village with her husband and four children.
Susan K. Freedman , President
Susan K. Freedman has served as President of Public Art Fund since 1986. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Municipal Art Society and is the Vice Chair of the Board for the City Parks Foundation. Previously, Freedman served as Mayor Bloomberg’s Representative on the Board of Trustees at the Museum of Modern Art as well as on the Department of Cultural Affairs’ Advisory Commission. She has also served as a member of the Board of WNYC Radio, was a member of the Brown University President's Leadership Council, and was a jury member for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation’s World Trade Center Memorial Competition. Freedman has spoken at numerous conferences, contributed to myriad publications, and in 2005 was awarded Municipal Art Society’s Evangeline Blashfield Award.
Nicholas Baume , Artistic & Executive Director
Nicholas Baume is Artistic & Executive Director at Public Art Fund, which he joined in 2009. A native of Australia, his curatorial career began there with Kaldor Public Art Projects and later the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. He was Contemporary Curator at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, before moving to Boston to join the Institute of Contemporary Art as Chief Curator. Baume has curated dozens of exhibitions with a wide range of significant international artists at different stages of their careers. An author of several major exhibition catalogs, he is a frequent public speaker on contemporary art and has contributed essays and interviews to numerous publications.
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