Announcing AEFI's Project Advisors

A distinguished group of leaders in the visual arts and allied fields have agreed to serve as advisors to AEFI’s 12-month research, professional education, and feasibility and planning project: Increasing the Artist-Endowed Foundation Community’s DEAI Capacity to Host BIPOC Internships/Fellowships.

The Project Advisors

Advisors to the Project provide important expertise to inform its development and implementation, as well as the planning and feasibility assessment functions. Please welcome our Project Advisors:

Jade Agua
Chief Learning Officer
USC Race & Equity Center

Myron M. Beasley
Associate Professor of American Studies
Bates College

Deryn Dudley
Vice President, Learning & Engagement
National Arts Strategies

Cheryl Finley
Inaugural Director
Atlanta University Center Art History + Curatorial Studies Collective

Miecha Ranea Forbes
Vice President for People & Culture
The Aspen Institute

Samuel Hoi
Maryland Institute College of Art

Lily Hung
Director of Career Development
NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Faron Manuel
Coordinator, Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship and
Mellon Graduate Fellowship in Object-Centered Curatorial Research
High Museum of Art

Steven Nelson
Dean, Centre for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

Belinda Madrid Teitel
Former Vice President for Education and Leadership Development
Center for Nonprofit Management

Franklin Sirmans
PĂ©rez Art Museum Miami

Olga Viso
Senior Advisor, Global Partnerships in the Arts
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts, ASU

Ilk Yasha
Studio Museum Institute