Manon Slome (PhD) is the Chief Curator of No Longer Empty. From 2002 to June 2008 she was the Chief Curator of the Chelsea Art Museum in New York. During that time, she curated and oversaw a program of some forty exhibitions, symposia and museum publications as well as monographs and scholarly essays. Ms. Slome became highly involved with the Israeli art scene during her research for the exhibition, Such Stuff as Dreams are Made on, (2005) and has followed and researched the Israeli scene for the last three years. Prior to the CAM, Ms. Slome worked as a curator at the Guggenheim Museum for seven years and was a holder of a Helena Rubinstein curatorial fellowship at the Whitney Independent Study program. She has written widely on contemporary art and has recently completed The Aesthetics of Terror published by Charta Press. firstname.lastname@example.org
As Founding Executive Director, Naomi has spearheaded community and real estate outreach strategies for No Longer Empty since its inception. Keen to study and measure the effects of art as a tool for re-activating corridors and making a local economic impact, Naomi has launched three key programs: Art in Empty Spaces, Neighborhood Map Initiative and Re:Store Design. As a Swedish-American, Naomi is a graduate of Columbia University's Masters Program in Urban Planning with a focus on urban green sustainability. She was awarded the William Kinne Fellowship Award. Previously she worked in real estate for SK Development on two luxury hotels in New York City and Info. Design, an information architecture firm in Washington DC. She currently serves on the Executive Board of Columbia University's Alumni Association, the Coro New York Neighborhood Leadership alumni board and as a Public Advocate to the Board of Trustees for Museum of the City of New York. email@example.com
Jodie Dinapoli leads NLE´s educational and cultural initiatives as well as the organization´s audience development efforts and community collaborations. Jodie is also involved in the Curatorial Department working closely with artists and NLE members in planning the exhibitions and catering an appropriate programming. After her experience at The Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) in Spain and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and P.S. 1 in New York, Jodie joined No Longer Empty in 2009. She has a Masters Degree in Art History from the Universidad de Valencia, Spain, focusing on Latin American Art and holds a certificate in After School Leadership from Baruch´s School of Public Affairs and the Partnership for After School Education (PASE). Jodie is a recipient of the Kress Fellowship Award for Museum Educators and is currently enrolled in Bank Street College of Education´s MS. Ed Degree on Leadership in Museum Education. firstname.lastname@example.org
Caitlin Bright is deepening and extending No Longer Empty's outreach and development efforts. Complementing her strong skills in project management, Ms. Bright has worked extensively with artists and arts organizations. Previous to No Longer Empty, Ms. Bright was the Executive Director for Momenta Art in Brooklyn, NY, Operations Director for the Moving Image Art Fair NYC/London, Independent Grant Writer for Wildlife Alliance, NYC/Cambodia, International Student Program Administrator for the University of South Carolina, and worked on independent projects for the Guggenheim Museum, Alan Stone Gallery, and the Venice Biennale. Ms. Bright received her Master of Arts in Visual Arts Administration from New York University and her Bachelor of Arts in Art History, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. She was awarded the Peggy Guggenheim Internship in Venice, Italy.
Patra Jongjitirat is a designer, writer, choreographer, and urbanist whose work lies at intersection of myriad fields across art, design, and performance. At No Longer Empty she focuses on the radiating impact of its arts model in support of vibrant, connected communities for the long-term. She holds a degree in Architectural Studies from Brown University and after moving to New York in 2009, worked for Project for Public Spaces and Future Green Studio / Landscape Design + Urban Ecology. See Patra's own design studio asthecrowwalks.com, specializing in maps and urban exploration.
Sarah Corona attended University in Bologna (Italy) where she obtained her BA (with honors) in Fine Arts and a MFA (with honors) in Communication and Management of Art. After several years as Art Manager and Gallery Director she moved to New York, continuing her own curatorial research and managing projects in the arts. She's founder and CEO of BAG - brings art to great people and reporter and writer for several International Art Magazines. Her main interest is to spread the knowledge for art and culture through society, to sustain artistic production and to offer new concepts of interaction between artists and public with the attempt to improve the artistic understanding on an intellectual and on a social level. Joining No Longer Empty again, Sarah coordinates the NLE Curatorial Lab a professional development program for emerging curators.
- Julie Bell, Education Assistant
- Asher Remy-Toledo, Co-founder
- Julian Navarro, Curator
- Mira Friedlaender, Project Manager
- Rachel Zegar, Graphic Design
- Keith Schweitzer, Mural Curator
- Christina Milan, Curatorial Assistant
- Tara de la Garza, Curator
- Lucy Lydon, Communications Manager
- Kathy Zeiger, Photography
- Breda Kennedy, Development Advisor
- Ella Levitt, Curator
- Linda White, Creative Educator
- Aaron Leopold Designer, Education Department
- Barbara Feldman, Special Project Coordinator
- Charlotte Caldwell, Flying Talented Project Manager