Board Members

Beat Keerl - President & Director
Artist exhibited here extensively and in Europe.
1987 &  1981   National Endowment For The Arts

Michael McDonough
    AIA, NCARB, USGBC, Hon. FIGP is an award-winning architect, industrial designer, and author who
    specializes in environmentally appropriate systems and advanced building technologies.

Steven Shortess – Accountant - Treasurer

Ronald Berg
    Retired Surgical dentist having has own practice in Monticello, NY
    Collector of art.  The main collection represents the Cragsmoor Colony artists of the turn of the century.

Birdie Pieczenik
    I wrote and edited books and articles in criminology and research methods ( including The CriminalCourt:
    How it Works (1978) and Pre-Trial Intervention Strategies (1979);

   Edited all of my husband Steve Pieczenik’s psychopolitical novels and several of Tom Clancy’s Op Center

   Co-authored a novel with Steve Pieczenik titled My Beloved Talleyrand: The Life of a Scoundrel by
   his Last Mistress (2005); 

   Co-produced two narrative films (“Red Cockroaches” (2003) and “Memories of Overdevelopment” (2010)
   by Cuban filmmaker and writer Miguel Coyula, the latter accepted for the Sundance Film Festival wrote a 
   narrative screenplay (Coyote Warrior) that, after quarter and semi-quarter prizes in screenwriting contests,
   won the Grand Prize in the AAA Screenplay Contest in 2009 

   Board member of the Heifetz International Music Institute.

Harrison Sohmer
   Andre Emmerich 1982 - 1988  41 East 57th Street
   Director, Graham Contemporary Gallery   
   The New York Times, 

Advisory Board members & Credentials
    Claudia Aronow, Artist
    Chuck Davidson, Designer, artist
    Tom Wolf, professor Bard College
    Mark Williams, Artist
    Monica Antonie,    retired after 35 years at MOMA