I was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. At 10 months old my family moved to Mexico City, where I was raised for the majority of my childhood. After 10 years of living in Mexico, my family moved to the United states and settled down in New York City.
Althea Bennett was born and raised in Boston Massachusetts. She attended the Boston Arts Academy where she discovered her passion for visual arts. A New School University dual degree student, recent Fine Arts graduate of Parsons School of Design and currently finished up her second degree at Eugene Lang School of Liberal Arts in sociology.
As an emerging New York artist originally from Oregon, Anthony Heinz May is fascinated by relationships humans have built with the natural environment. Experience between the natural and artificial surroundings of where he grew up and now lives respectively, creates the momentum and many points of intersection behind his artistic pursuits.
Bianca Jeremie was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. When she isn't working in Visitor Services, she loves to sing, dance, travel, and watch the walking dead!
Since graduating he has been teaching Art to children and young adults and is incredibly excited...
Chloe joined CMA in 2013 as an intern and later became part of the Media Lab team. She attended The School of Visual Arts where she received her BFA in Cartooning in 2012 and her MPS in Art Therapy in 2016. When she is not at CMA, produces small press comics and works as a freelance illustrator.
Debra graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1980, after which she spent 15 years as a television-marketing executive. Debra decided to pursue a career as an occupational therapist...
Diana started as an Intern Assistant for After School classes at CMA, then officially joined the CMA Fine Arts family in the winter of 2015. Additionally in 2015 she also aided in after school classes and summer Art Colony classes. She also wore many hats in the Fine Arts Open Studio during public hours.
Dominique Jones, is a part of CMA's visitor services team. When she is not working she is studying Graphic Design at Mercy College or home spending time with her family and friends.
Emily Oliveira is a Brooklyn-based performance artist, sculptor, textile artist, and costume designer. She joined CMA as a fine arts teaching artist in Spring 2015. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and studied performance at Brown University.
Fermin began his career working with children in The New York State Parks Department, where he worked for 11 years. His Hospitality experience and great customer service skills lead him to become a concierge for private banking in financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank & BNY Mellon – Dreyfus.
Gabrielle Blumenthal is a poet, artist and educator living in Manhattan. After graduating from Bennington College with a focus in Literature and the Visual Arts, she received recognition from the Academy of American Poets for her poem, God is a Man and was a 2015 recipient of the Bennington MFA Undergraduate Writing Fellowship.
Georgina Arroyo is a New York based visual artist and creative content creator. She graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts from Lesley University's College of Art and Design where she focused on drawing and printmaking.
Isaac is a musician and documentary filmmaker based in Brooklyn. As a solo performer and with his band the Due Diligence, he has toured across the US. After studying Philosophy at Philadelphia’s Eastern University, Isaac came to NY in 2006 to work in television production...
Jacque Emord-Netzley recently moved to Brooklyn from her hometown in Owensboro, Kentucky. She attended Indiana University Bloomington where she graduated in 2013 with a B.A. degree in Theatre and Drama.
Jeanette Spicer is a New York based visual artist and educator working specifically with video and photography. She holds an MFA in Photography and Related Media from Parsons The New School. She enjoys fusing her personal practice and learning by doing, to guide young creatives to see make unique, fun and thoughtful artwork.
Kirsten is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator from Rhode Island. She attended Rhode Island School of Design and came to New York in hopes of becoming a teacher and a maker. Prior to joining CMA, she was a teacher in New York City public schools for 4 years.
Drawing from her interests in language, literature, and film, Larissa makes drawings, paintings, objects, and installations. She is currently the Senior Teaching Artist and Gallery Manager at the Children’s Museum of the Arts...
Laura was born in New York and lives in Brooklyn. She is a multidisciplinary artist working in sculpture, video, performance, installation, painting and drawing. She is currently working on an immersive installation inspired by Medieval Bestiaries.
Lynn is a Korean-American artist who was born and raised in Queens, New York. She is a filmmaker and animator who studied at the Rhode Island School of Design...
Lynn grew up in Long Island, New York. She received her Masters degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Queens College and has extensive experience in the field of Art Education...
Olaya Barr is a translator, photographer, and writer living in New York. She was awarded the De Alba Fellowship for excellence in fiction writing as an MFA student at Columbia University, as well as a grant to attend artist residency Obracadobra in Oaxaca, Mexico.
As a resident of Westchester County, a short train ride from the city, Reweina has been fooling people into believing she's from NYC for most of her life. A freelance editor and teaching artist, she's spent a lot of time watching young, creative minds mold magnificent stories.
Sara came to CMA while finishing the Teaching Artist Certificate program at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, the city where she exhibits with the Dumpster Divers art collective, whose members create art from trash!
One of seven children, Sarah grew up in a creative household filled with music and art. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and has worked as a textile designer, while simultaneously pursuing a passion for painting as well as photography and jewelry making.
Tom is CMA’s Early Childhood Director and in charge of the WEE Arts program. He has been a teaching artist since 1985 and has worked with the Discovery Program...
Yung got his start in NYC as a window display artist and then moved on to become a decorator/designer for the flourishing DIY culture scene. His recent disciplines include set design...