Carmen Ferreyra // Director and Founder
Carmen Ferreyra is an independent curator and art producer based in Brooklyn, NY. She completed her MA in Critical and Curatorial Studies in Modern Art at Columbia University in 2013, and in 2010 earned a BA in Art History and French also from Columbia University. Ferreyra was the Director of Special Programs for the Bienal de las Fronteras in Matamoros, Mexico (2014-2015), and the Director of UNTITLED. Art Fair in Miami Beach, Florida (2014). She was the manager of Pinta Art Show in London and New York (2007-2013) and acquisition advisor for Mundus Novus Latin American Art Collection (2010-2013). Additionally, she served as editor at Interventions, Columbia University Curatorial Journal from 2012-2013. Ferreyra has conducted research for several institutions, including the Study Center at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, El Museo del Barrio and the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros in New York, between others.
Emily Crain // Director of Development
Emily Crain Lopez is a human rights activist and writer based out of Washington, DC. She has a B.A. in Peace Studies and Sociology from Chapman University in Southern California, and an M.S. in International Development with a specialization in Gender from New York University. She is originally from California and has done human rights work and research around the globe in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Her work focuses on the intersection of feminism, gender politics and development. Emily is passionate about advancing opportunities for access to education, art, and culture on a global scale. She spent time working with non-profits in South Africa and Nicaragua, dedicating time with after school programs that promote art, music and leadership skills. She worked as a Program Manager at an International Labor Rights non-profit in New York City that implements an international human rights standard for the workplace.