Ryan Dennis is Curator & Program Director at Project Row Houses. In partnership with the Center for Art & Social Engagement at the University of Houston, she co-administers a new fellowship that connects participants with Third Ward urban planners, policymakers and community members.
Isis Ferguson is a cultural worker, activist, and Associate Director of City & Community Strategy for Place Lab at The University of Chicago. Led by renowned artist and University of Chicago faculty Theaster Gates, Place Lab is a catalyst for mindful urban transformation and creative redevelopment.
La Keisha Leek is a Brooklyn-based arts professional and Manager of the Kenan Project at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a new residency and larger initiative to develop a collective impact model with 21 cultural institutions through the lens of arts education and community engagement.
Tricia Van Eck is Founder and Artistic Director for 6018North. 6018North is a former mansion used as a site for experimental art and culture and also does itinerant programming in storefronts, on beaches and in classrooms. 6018North was founded in the Spring of 2011.