Staff & Leadership

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



Board of Directors


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

Ryan Dennis
Mississippi Museum of Art

Teresita Fernandez

Sonia Guiñansaca

Thomas Lax
Museum of Modern Art

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

Glenn Ligon

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

Kemi ilesanmi
Cultural Strategist

Katy Rogers
Dedalus Foundation

Nelini Stamp
Working Families

Eugenie Tsai
Brooklyn Museum

Javier Valdes
Ford Foundation

Tiana Webb Evans

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

Merele Williams Adkins
Arts Advocate

Laura Zabel
Springboard for the Arts

Teaching Artists & Faculty

The Laundromat Project works with cultural practitioners and professional teaching artists to support our programs and initiatives. Meet our 2023 faculty below.