Before retiring, Jeanette Neff worked as VP in Marketing for the Children's Television Workshop (now Sesame Workshop), VP in Marketing for Paraphernalia, a boutique franchise featuring Betsey Johnson and Michael Mott and a Manager at Macy's. In between corporate careers Jeanette has volunteered in many areas–delivering food to the homebound, not-for-profit organizations and museums. Originally from the Caribbean she has lived in the Bronx and Manhattan.
Cofounder & Board Member
Linda Cunningham is a New York City based artist who exhibits extensively both in New York and Germany. She is represented by Art Capsule and Odetta Gallery in Brooklyn. As a former professor, Linda Cunningham founded and administered the exhibition program at Franklin and Marshall College for a number of years. She was involved in organizing the first open artist studios in the South Bronx in 2005, and in early 2009 began working with Mitsu Hadeishi to put on a series of events in the space now known as BronxArtSpace.
Cofounder & Board Member
Mitsu Hadeishi has been organizing and curating multi-media art/video/performance events in the Bronx and New York City since 2003, exhibiting experimental video, performance art, 2D and 3D visual art, net art, installations, music, and site-specific interactive work, and he’s also collaborated with artists on internet projects for many years prior to that. He has an undergraduate degree in Physics from Harvard University and has lived in the Bronx for over a decade.
Sarah White moved to New York after retiring as Prof. of French at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, where she taught for 23 years. Since then she has devoted her time to writing and the study of painting. She has published 3 collections of poetry, the most recent being “The Unknowing Muse” (Dos Madres Press, 2014). The next book, “Wars Don’t Happen Any More,” is forthcoming from Deerbrook Editions. An exhibition of her collages was on view at the Cornelia Street Café for two months ending in February, 2015. She lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and enjoys her visits to the Bronx for BAS Board Meetings.
Carol A. Zakaluk
Carol spent two years as a grant and shop assistant for sculptor, Timothy Blum, then went on to be one of three co-directors for the Haven Arts Gallery in the Bronx. A graduate of Binghamton University with a degree in English Literature, she's a third-generation Bronxite who has been living in the Mott Haven neighborhood for over 49 years.
Stephanie A. Lindquist
Prior to her position at BronxArtSpace, Stephanie A. Lindquist worked for Wave Hill New York Public Garden and Cultural Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Connects New York, and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center.
Originally from Los Angeles, Lindquist received a B.A. in Visual Arts and Urban Studies from Columbia University, where she was awarded a Mellon May Undergraduate Fellowship.