ABOUT THE CREATIVE TEAM

Barbara Ellmann, Artist

Barbara Ellmann was born in Michigan and lives in New York, where she works as an educator at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, and Lincoln Center Education. She has been selected for residencies at Yaddo, the Hermitage Artist Retreat, and Haslla Art World Museum in Gangneung, South Korea. She has also produced public works for the Van Siclen Avenue subway station in Brooklyn, a bus shelter in Summit, NJ, and The Cambria Heights Branch Library in Queens. Ellmann’s work is in the collections of Peter Norton; Leonard Nimoy; NYU Langone Medical Center; the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University; the Peter J. Sharp Foundation; the Four Seasons Hotel and Resort, in Marrakech, Morocco; the Haslla Art World Museum, Gangneung-Si, So Korea; and the United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda.

Learn more about Barbara Ellmann’s work here.

Sophia Marisa Lucas, Curator

Sophia Marisa Lucas is based in New York and practices curatorial methods that emphasize collaboration and transparency. Her research has been concerned with exhibition history, alternative pedagogies, activism, and Contemporary Femiqueer and multisensorial works. She has contributed to programming, publications, research, and exhibition development for The Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Art and Design, and the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, among others. Her work for the experimental curatorial platform, The Artist’s Institute, is featured in the recently released text, Today we would be thinking about (2016), edited by former director Anthony Huberman. Lucas currently holds the position of Assistant Curator at the Queens Museum.