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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

Tariq Dixon

Co-founder of TRNK NYC

Michael Giordano

Biotech Advisory Principle

Harry Hayes

Executive Director of Northeast National Accounts, Aetna

Noel Kirnon

Financial Executive, Art Collector, and Philanthropist

Liutas Matulionis van Hook

OCDChinatown Curator

Jessica Mitrani


Seneca Mudd

Seneca Mudd Consulting, Managing Partner. Executive Leader, Arts & Culture Institutions

Elizabeth Owens

Art Appraiser

Terrence Schroeder

Designer and Partner at Deborah Berke Partners

Kendall Werts

Co-founder of The Jeffries

Board of advisors
Daniel Schaeffer
Advancement Advisor

Tate Americas Foundation Head of Development

Latoya Nelson Kamdang

Moody Nolan Associate Principal, Director of NY Operations

Bill Van Parys

Writer and Editor

Adam Frank
Financial Advisor

President, Frank Finances LLC

Abdullah Dahman

Real Estate Banker

Journey Streams

BOFFO Programs Associate


Development Manager