ARTHUR BRUSO

Arthur is an artist, curator, writer and arts administrator. He received his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, and his BS in Art Education from the State University of New York at New Paltz. He served as Exhibitions Director of All Out Arts (a not-for-profit 501c3 organization) partner, ArtGroup where he curated trail-blazing exhibitions devoted to greater awareness of under-represented, older, self-taught, and sexual minority artists. During his tenure with ArtGroup, Bruso successfully partnered with other NPOs to develop joint exhibitions: Borough of Manhattan Community College, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, Hudson Guild, 24 Hours for Life, and the Leslie Lohman Art Foundation among them.

 

RAYMOND E. MINGST

Raymond is an artist, writer, and curator. His curatorial work, publication and exhibition designs have been presented by The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., Takashimaya Gallery NYC and others. He has shown and collaborated with numerous galleries and institutions including Apex Art, NYC; The Center for Book Arts, NYC, Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, NYC; Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn; Museum of Matches, Brooklyn; Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI. He is a member of the American Alliance of Museums and committees for CurCom (AAM Curators Committee), Historic House Museums Committee and LGBTQ Alliance.