Staff:

Neda Abghari
Founder/ Executive Director

Theo Tyson
Event Director

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

 

Khurram Hassan | *Board President | Advantage Consulting Inc. | Principal

S'Heelia Ann Marks | *Secretary

Angela Wiggins | *Treasurer |  Earnest Journey | Owner

Dayle Bennett | Center For Civic Innovation | Creative Director

Masud Olufani | Artist

Melissa Roberts | Atlanta Regional Commission | Community Engagement
 
Jim Schroder | Tribridge Residential | Chief Financial Officer

 

Advisory COUNCIL:

 

Kevin Cole | Artist | ATL

Daria Brit Greene | SCOPE Art Show | Vice President | NYC

Anthony Harper | Hallister Development | Owner | ATL

Debra Hampton | Artist | NYC

Atticus LeBlanc | Stryant Construction | Owner

Laura Moody | Peach State Collective | Principal

Scott Pohl | Pohl Real Estate | Owner | ATL

Cindy Schwarzstein | Cartwheel Art | Founder + Director | Los Angeles

Cator Sparks | The MANUAL | Editor-in-Chief | NYC

Stuart Shapiro | Binders Art Supply | ATL

 

Review Panelists:

Laura Bell | Painter, Saskia Benjamin | Executive Director Art Papers Magazine, Jessica Booth | Coordinator of Arts Education Atlanta Public Schools, Annie Evans | VP Development AMLI, Felicia Feaster | Arts Critic + Writer, Ben Goldman | Curator Kibbee Gallery, Jerushia Graham | Artist, Matt Haffner | Photographer + Professor Kennesaw State University, Jill Hall | Turner Broadcasting , Sarah Hoke | Architect Gensler, Stuart Horodner | Curator Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center , Gene Kansas | Founder Side Walk Radio, Veronica Kessenich | Execuitive Director Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Elizabeth Labbe-Webb | Executive Director VSA Arts of Georgia, Marianne Lambert | Curator Swan Coach House Gallery, Jennifer Lingvall | Executive Director One Love Generation, Ann-Marie Manker | Painter + Professor  Savannah College of Art and Design, Jason Parker | Publisher at Art Relish, Amanda Rhein | Senior Director Transit Oriented Development MARTA, Rachel Resse | Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Ashley Schick | Printmaker, Louise Shaw | Curator David J. Sencer Museum CDC, Preston Snyder | Principal Braden Fellman Group, Kelly Teasly | Founder Young Blood Gallery, Anne Tracht | Curator + President ConsultArt Inc., Yancy Wilkinson | Project Designer Perkins + Will

 

Recognitions:

2015-17 The White House | ACT/ART - Contemporary Arts Committee Member | Washington, DC  

2015 Advanced Aesthetics | Advancing Atlanta Award | Atlanta, GA

2015 Creative Loafing | Neighborhood MVP | Atlanta, GA

2014 Atlanta Magazine | Groundbreakers Innovator Award | Atlanta, GA

2014 The Arts of Humanity | Humanitarian Achievement Award | Chicago, IL

2013 Emory University | Creativity & Arts Community Impact Award | Atlanta, GA