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Art gets interesting when people who don’t normally share thoughts and space get together.

– Amy Kligman

Executive Director

Staff

Staff

Amy Kligman

Executive/Artistic Director
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Yashi Davalos

2023-2025 Curatorial Fellow
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Patrick Alexander

Programming + Studio Residence Manager
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Kimi Kitada

Gallery + Programs Manager
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Laura Blumenberg

Grants + Library Programs Manager
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Amanda Middaugh

Development + Marketing Director
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Jetzel Chavira

Community Engagement + Volunteer Coordinator
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Lilah Powlas

Graphic Design + Social Media Coordinator
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Maya Curls

Office Coordinator
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Kevin Wilson

Part-Time Preparator and Facilities/Shop Manager
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Board of Directors

Darren Abbott

Vice President Creative, Hallmark Card, Inc

Elvis Achelpohl

Architect, BNIM

Ellen Copaken

Vice President, Growth Strategy, AMC Theatres

Jose Faus, President

Studio Artist

Rashawn Griffin

Studio Artist

Paul Gutierrez

Director of Visitor Experience & Public Programming, Kansas City Museum

Laura McCray

Vice President, HCAP Search

Jessie McKinney

Attorney, Shook, Hardy and Bacon

Melanie Miller, Treasurer

Chief Executive Officer, KC Friends of Alvin Alley

Josue Montes

Founder and Creative Director of 1DapperLatino, LLC

Lisa Schmitz

Principal, Lisa Schmitz Interior Design

Jeff Shafer

Vice President & Executive Director, City Year Kansas City

Cathy Beaham Smith, Vice President

Vice President of Corporate Planning, Faultless Starch/Bon Ami Co.

Jasmine Thompson

Owner and Operator, Café Sofrito and Senorita Margarita

National Advisory Council

Valerie Cassel Oliver

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Larry Rinder

Berkeley Museum, CA

Patterson Sims

Board President, Independent Curators International, NY

Margaret Silva

Founder, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO

Gregory Volk

Independent Critic & Curator, NY

Sixto Wagan

University of Houston Center for Arts Leadership, Houston, TX

Hamza Walker

LAXART, Los Angeles, CA

Richard Armstrong

Director Emeritus, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (retired)

Pamela Clapp

Former Program Director for Andy Warhol Foundation, Sante Fe, NM 

Jenny Dixon

Noguchi Museum, NY

Catherine Futter

Brooklyn Museum, NY

Saralyn Reece Hardy

Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

Bruce Hartman

Founding Executive Director & Chief Curator, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (retired)

Aaron Landsman

Theatre Artist, NY

Ruby Lerner

formerly Creative Capital, NY

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