Corina Larkin, Executive Director
Corina Larkin is a visual artist and writer, and before joining CUE’s staff, worked as Managing Editor at the Brooklyn Rail. She also worked as a management consultant for many years, focusing on new market entry strategies and organizational development. She holds degrees from Purchase College, Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania and SAIS/Johns Hopkins University. Prior to assuming the position of Executive Director, Ms. Larkin served on CUE’s board for eight years.
Beatrice Wolert-Weese, Deputy Director
Beatrice originally started with CUE as an intern in January 2004, and has since served as the Foundation's Programs Coordinator, Programs Director and most recently the Associate Director. In her former roles, she has forged partnerships with organizations such as NYFA, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, A.I.R. Gallery, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation, and was seminal in spearheading the Alliance for Sustainable Arts Professional Practices, a consortium of 27 non-profits that offer professional development programs for artists across the city. Prior to her time at CUE, she was the Associate Editor and Ad Designer for paperloop.com. Wolert received a BA in Design from Adelphi University in 1997 and an MFA in Painting from Pratt Institute in 2003. Wolert is also a visual artist raised in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where she currently lives with her family and maintains her studio practice. More info on her artistic practice can be found at beawolert.com.
Shona Masarin-Hurst, Programs Director
Shona came to CUE in April 2014 from the Flux Factory, where she served as Managing Director. In addition to her work with CUE, Shona is the art director and designer of the Millennium Film Journal, a bi-annual magazine dedicated to artists’ cinema. She previously worked with the Millennium Film Workshop as Assistant Director, and as an assistant for Intermedia artist and choreographer, Elaine Summers. Born and raised in Australia, Shona maintains an active artistic practice as an experimental filmmaker. She has received funding for her work from the Jerome Foundation, The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts, the Australia Council for the Arts, and the Ian Potter Cultural Trust. www.shonamasarin.com
Chase Martin, Development Associate
Chase Martin joined CUE in 2016, after working as the gallery manager for Christian Berst Art Brut's New York space. Previously, he served as a development associate at Threewalls, an organization dedicated to contemporary art practice and discourse in Chicago. He is the former director of Institute 193, a contemporary art exhibition space and publisher in Lexington, Kentucky.
Eva Elmore, Programs Assistant
Eva joined CUE as an intern in September 2016. She is a 2016 graduate of Oberlin College and worked previously at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, Connecticut.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thomas K.Y. Hsu
Brian D. Starer
Thomas G. Devine
Theodore S. Berger
John S. Kiely
Trenton Doyle Hancock