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Faris Saad Al-Shathir
Executive Director, Co-Founder

Faris Saad Al-Shathir is an Iraqi American director and designer based in New York City. Faris holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Art in Art from Rhodes College.

Board of directors
Lyle Ashton Harris


Charles Renfro

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Architect and Partner

Sophie Morner
Vice President

Company Gallery and Capricious Foundation Owner

Justin Blake

Edelman Global Chair, Executive Positioning

Liutas Matulionis van Hook

OCDChinatown Curator

Elizabeth Owens

Art Appraiser

Michael Giordano

Biotech Advisory Principle

Terrence Schroeder

Designer and Partner at Deborah Berke Partners

Bill Van Parys

Writer and editor

Noel Kirnon

Financial Executive, Art Collector, and Philanthropist

Board of advisors
Abdullah Dahman

Real Estate Banker

Daniel Schaeffer
Advancement Advisor

Tate Americas Foundation Head of Development

Latoya Nelson Kamdang

Moody Nolan Associate Principal, Director of NY Operations

Lauren Queen

Development Associate

An Pham

BOFFO Residency Associate Director

Journey Streams

BOFFO Residency Associate Director