Creative Capital Appoints Roland A. Webb III, Senior Manager IT
New York, NY (February 14, 2022) —Creative Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Roland A. Webb III as Senior Manager, IT. This new position supports our growing technology needs as a transformative grantmaker in the arts. The role helps to meet today’s increasing demands on digital technologies as we serve our rapidly expanding community of more than 850 awardees and 73,000 artists, arts lovers, arts experts, and supporters.
Roland comes to Creative Capital with 25 years of experience providing information and technology support and solutions to a range of companies and nonprofits organizations. He was most recently Information Technology Support Analyst/Education Systems Applications & Systems Engineer at BrandEd Holdings, which provides services to The School of The New York Times, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, and other educational institutions. In addition, Roland brings a passion and engagement for the arts and contemporary artists.
Roland said, “My life-long interests in Technology, Arts, Creativity have directly fueled my professional endeavors and entrepreneurial passions– all of which inspire me to persistently envision and engineer innovative systems, network, digital media services and solutions.”
Christine Kuan, President & Executive Director, said, “We are thrilled Roland will be joining us to help maximize our ability to serve groundbreaking artists with the latest technologies and to make our artist services and awardee projects more accessible to a global public.”
About Creative Capital
Creative Capital is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to fund artists in the creation of groundbreaking new work, to amplify the impact of their work, and to foster sustainable artistic careers. Awardees include luminaries such as: Theaster Gates, Simone Leigh, Kristina Wong, Lorraine O’Grady, Titus Kaphar, Mel Chin, Jesse Krimes, Taylor Mac, Cory Arcangel, Maggie Nelson, and Hasan Elahi. Founded in 1999, Creative Capital pioneered a transformative grantmaking model that marries direct funding to individual artists with infrastructure and scaffolding support. Our pioneering efforts have impacted not just artists, but the arts ecosystem as a whole. The Creative Capital model of philanthropy has inspired countless other nonprofits investing in the long-term, sustainable careers of artists. More than 75% of our recent awardees are Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, or artists of color representing a wide range of age groups, artistic disciplines, and regions. Our awardees have received prestigious honors and other accolades, including: 127 Guggenheim Fellowships, 19 MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships, 3 Academy Awards and 14 nominations, and 1 Booker Prize.