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Suzanne Kreps, Executive Director
An original advisory board member, Suzanne became fresh art‘s executive director since July 2003. Suzanne is responsible for implementing the Exhibitions Program, overseeing the Fine Art and Craft Workshop Program, creating much of the content of the fresh art website, and for chairing fresh art’s special events committee. Suzanne was Manager and Archival Curator of the prestigious OK Harris Gallery in Soho for more than thirty years. She has a B.S. in Art Education from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia and an M.A. from New York University. Contact Suzanne at suzanne@freshartnyc.org.

 

 

 

 

Wendy Grossman

Wendy Grossman, Founder
A graduate of The New School For Social Research, Wendy has worked in social service direct care, administration, and art therapy practices with the homeless, the mentally ill, and the elderly. Wendy created and led Arts and Recreation Programs for two NYC homeless services agencies: The Bowery Residents’ Committee and the John Heuss House Drop-In Center. These experiences–coupled with her desire to work with people of special needs who use art for self-expression, healing, and growth–led her to form fresh art. She and her family live in Rhode Island, where Wendy leads art and writing workshops for homeless men and women.

 

 


Volunteer Staff

Heber Sanchez, Volunteer Coordinator
Sara Greenfield, Craft Fair Coordinator
Tritia Thamrongnawasawad, Administrative Associate


Board Members
Alyson D’Anna, Chair

Alyson D'Anna with artist Rochelle Pashkin.
Alyson D’Anna with artist Rochelle Pashkin.

AnnMarie Anderson, Secretary

AnnMarie Anderson attending a fresh art exhibition.
AnnMarie Anderson attending a fresh art exhibition.

Olga Piantieri, Member at Large

Olga Piantieri (far left) at a fresh art exhibition.
Olga Piantieri (far left) at a fresh art exhibition.

Joe Lindfeldt, Member at Large

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Joe at 2016 Atlantic Antic

Tom Smithem, Member at Large

Tom at 2017 fresh art fundraiser

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jenny Mazer, Member at Large

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Jenny at 2016 fresh art fundraiser

Daniel Axman, Member at Large

Daniel at 2017 fresh art fundraiser

 

 

 

 

 

 


Our Board members are committed to fresh art’s mission and goals. They are leaders in their respective fields and are making valuable contributions to the growth and solidity of the organization.

 

 

 

 

 


Many thanks to Luke Henry for his nine years of active service (2007-2016) on fresh art’s Board of Directors. He was a terrific asset to the organization and we wish him all the best.

Thanks To Our Friends…
St. Margaret’s House for donated desk and exhibition spaces
ILevel for expert professional installation services (www.ilevel.biz)
Ozone Design and DML Marketing for great socks