Ruby Lerner

Ruby Lerner is the founding Executive Director of Creative Capital, an innovative arts foundation that adapts venture capital concepts to support individual artists. Under her 17 years of leadership, Creative Capital designed a comprehensive support system for artists that combined money with advisory support. Currently, Ruby works as an Advisor to the Arts Exchange at the Open Society Foundations, assisting in the design and implementation of the new international Soros Arts Fellowship. She is also the Arts Advisor to Civic Hall in New York. In 2017, she was the inaugural Senior Policy Advisor to the Herberger Institute at Arizona State University and Innovator-in-Residence at CalArts. Ruby currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Eyebeam and Light Industry, and serves on many Advisory Boards, including New INC at the New Museum, The Feminist Institute, and SPACE at Ryder Farm, among many others.