Board & Staff

Our office is located in New York with select staff working remotely from Chicago and San Francisco.

To contact a staff member at Creative Capital, email [email protected] and include their name in the subject line.


  • Annie Han Chair Artist and Architect, 2005 Creative Capital Awardee Seattle, Washington
  • Lyda Kuth Treasurer Executive Director, LEF Foundation Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jane Brown Secretary President, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Baltimore, Maryland
  • Colleen Jennings-Roggensack Past Co-Chair Executive Director, ASU Gammage Tempe, Arizona
  • Stephen Reily Past Co-Chair Director, Speed Art Museum; Founder and CEO, Vibrant Nation; Chairman and CEO, IMC Licensing Louisville, Kentucky
  • Edgar Arceneaux Artist, Director, Associate Professor at USC Roski School of Art and Design, 2005 Creative Capital Awardee Los Angeles, California
  • Sunny Bates Founder & CEO, Sunny Bates Associates New York, New York
  • Reginald (Reggie) M. Browne Capital Markets Executive Newtown, Pennsylvania
  • Isa Catto Artist and Designer Aspen, Colorado
  • Michelle Coffey Executive Director, Lambent Foundation New York, New York
  • Emi Kolawole Firestarter, X—The Moonshot Factory Mountain View, California
  • Jae Rhim Lee Artist, Founder and CEO of Coeio, 2009 Creative Capital Awardee New York, New York
  • Joseph V. Melillo Former Executive Producer at BAM New York, New York
  • Paige West Founder, Mixed Greens New York, New York
  • Ex Officio
  • Joel Wachs President, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts New York, New York


National Advisory Council
  • Catharine R. Stimpson Co-Chair University Professor and Dean Emerita, Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University New York, New York
  • Fred Wilson Co-Chair Artist New York, New York
  • Tamara Bates Founder of The Dots Between Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Michèle Brazil Philanthropist New York, New York
  • Hasan Elahi Artist, 2006 Creative Capital Awardee Portland, Oregon; Fairfax, Virginia
  • Lisa Heller Executive Vice President, HBO Documentary and Family Programming New York, New York
  • Christopher Hibma New York, New York
  • Lewis Hyde Writer Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Penny Lane Artist, 2012 Creative Capital Awardee New York, New York
  • Ruby Lerner Founding Director and President of Creative Capital New York, New York
  • Jon Kurland Corporate Counsel for Original Content and Entertainment at Amazon New York, New York
  • Richard Linklater Detour Filmproduction Austin, Texas
  • Matthew Moore Artist and Entrepreneur, 2008 Creative Capital Awardee Phoenix, Arizona
  • Kevin A. Pemberton Founder, Kinfolk Capital and Startup Advisor West New York, New Jersey
  • Schwanda Rountree Attorney & Independent Art Consultant Washington, DC
  • James Schamus Former CEO, Focus Features New York, New York
  • Marquise Stillwell Founder & Principal of Openbox New York, New York


Director's Office
Artist Initiatives
Finance and Administration
Arts Writers Grant Program