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
Eva Elmore, Development Coordinator
Eva joined CUE in September 2016 and worked previously as the Foundation's Programs Assistant. She holds a BA in Art History from Oberlin College.
Lilly Hern-Fondation, Programs Assistant
Lilly joined CUE in May of 2018. She holds an MFA in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as well as a BFA in Photography and a BA in English Literature from the University of Washington, Seattle.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thomas K.Y. Hsu
Theodore S. Berger
Brian D. Starer
Thomas G. Devine
John S. Kiely
Trenton Doyle Hancock