Staff & Leadership

The Laundromat Project’s work is made possible through the collaboration of our dedicated, passionate staff.

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Staff

Board of Directors

Founder

Risë Wilson

National Advisory Board

The National Advisory Board is a diverse brain trust of creative, talented, and highly accomplished leaders who help amplify our work as we continue to equip, empower, and embolden artists and neighbors to serve as creative change agents in their own communities.

Erin Barnes
ioby

Ryan Dennis
Mississippi Museum of Art

Teresita Fernandez
Artist

Sonia Guiñansaca
Artist

Thomas Lax
Museum of Modern Art

Susana Torruella Leval
Director Emerita, El Museo del Barrio and Arts Activist

Glenn Ligon
Artist

Larry Ossei-Mensah
Independent Curator
Co-Founder, Art Noir

Katy Rogers
Dedalus Foundation

Nelini Stamp
Working Families

Eugenie Tsai
Brooklyn Museum

Javier Valdes
Ford Foundation

Tiana Webb Evans
ESP PR

Dr. Deborah Willis
Artist and NYU Tisch
School of the Arts

Merele Williams Adkins
Arts Advocate

Laura Zabel
Springboard for the Arts

Community Leadership Council

The Community Leadership Council is a group of Bed-Stuy and Central Brooklyn-based neighbors, LP alumni, and friends who work together as key advisors to help The LP deepen strategic programming that addresses community priorities and concerns.

Teaching Artists & Faculty

The Laundromat Project works with cultural practitioners and professional teaching artists to support our programs and initiatives. Meet our 2021 faculty below.