Meatpacking District - Some Context
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August Runge has over a decade of experience in art and architecture education. He has coordinated various aspects of international design programs on four continents and over a dozen countries. His interests are in American campus design and contemporary architecture. He currently lives and works in New York City.
Ivy is an independent education consultant and learning designer with deep interest in the intersections between art, social practice, and ecology. She got her start teaching in museums when she was still in high school and pursued teaching art as an undergrad studying in cities around the world (New York, London, Jerusalem, and Bangalore). She has taught public elementary school and has been a collaborator and creative partner in amazing arts engagements and learning communities, including @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz, the California Networks for Collaboration, and the Balboa Park Learning Institute. She received an MBA and an MA in Museum Studies from John F. Kennedy University with a focus in creative practice and innovation in cultural institutions.
Meyken Barreto is an art writer and curator, she graduated from Art History at Havana University. She had been professor at Havana University and San Geronimo College in Havana. She has taught Art History from Prehistoric to Contemporary Art at Havana University. She also taught History of Art and Architecture at San Geronimo College in the same city. Meyken has lectured in international institutions such as Universidad Complutense in Madrid and Martin Luther University, Halle (Saale). In New York her previous positions include Regional Director at Artist Pension Trust and Gallery Manager at Y Gallery. Barreto regularly curates exhibitions of contemporary art and contributes to art magazines.
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