Marsha Pugachevsky: Webmaster
Marsha is a packaging + graphic designer. http://www.krop.com/marshapugachevsky/
Samantha Deeks: Curator/ Biographer
Samantha moved to New York from Ohio about a year ago after graduating from Bowling Green State University. She has been working to embellish her writing skills with Salon Ciel as a Biographer and additionally, she has been Curating shows. In her free time, Samantha pursues her own art working as a black and white photographer. Some of her favorite artists include Cindy Sherman, Nan Goldin, Larry Clark, and Jun Kaneko.
Emilie Jackson: Videographer
Amy Pivak: Curator
Amy is a photographer and gallerist who is now trying her hand at curating. Although she originally studied physics and international relations, the art world is an ever-absorbing presence that has become increasingly difficult to ignore. Amy is thankful to everyone at Salon Ciel for giving her the chance to be part of such a vibrant and inspiring community of artists.
Lyndsey Beutin : Curator, Director of Operations
Lyndsey has been streamlining staff meetings at non-profits for the past six years. She has organized around labor rights, immigration justice, queer rights, and anti-imperialism in North Carolina & New York and now turns her attention to curating and discovering the next great American photographer.
Alison Pierz: Event Coordinator
Connecticut native Alison received her degree in Fashion from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn and has spent many years in and around the worlds of pop culture and the applied arts. As a member of the Salon Ciel family she is exploring new territory, combining a lifelong interest in the power of fine art with a penchant for socializing, keen to be part of a team creating rich experiences for artists and art lovers alike.
Sondra Tannenbaum : Curator
Sondra has earned a BA in Art History from Marymount Manhattan College. She is currently working on her MA at Brooklyn College in Art History. Her love of art includes an unusual penchant for 18th century French object d’art, but she is also passionate about discovering emerging artists and photographers. One of Sondra’s dreams is to own her own gallery. Aside from her art obsession, she has a fat cat named Theo whom she adores.
Beth Wolfe : Events Coordinator/Assistant to Producers
Beth is a small town girl from Tryon, N.C., a very equestrian area in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She has been living in Westchester, N.Y. for over two years and LOVES it. Beth graduated from Brevard College with a BFA in Art History with a Mix-Media shadow boxes focus. Beth is very excited to be a part of salon this year and has learned so much from everyone involved.
Rosey Muto : Event Photographer/Chef
Originally from Warwick, New York, Rosey majored in Photography from the School of Visual Arts. Although she takes photography seriously, Rosey also enjoys mixed media, collage, and screen-printing. Rosey is always open to collaborations and good conversations!
Tina Gionis : Event Photographer
Tina Gionis is a freelance photographer specializing in event, travel and documentary photography. www.tinagionis.com