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Print Shop Teaching Artist

Kristina is an artist and scholar who's printmaking practice takes the form of artist pop-up books.

Director of Advancement

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Jackie is an artist, educator, and former Director of Education at BRIC.

Artist & Co-Director

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image of a lightskin femme with a short brown parted afro. They are wearing red lipstick, clear glasses, a black tank top, and a chandelier earring. They are looking over their left shoulder.

Lindsay is a Brooklyn based artist, social justice advocate, & cultural worker.

Artist Social Worker

Helen is an arts-integration educator & teaching artist practicing clinical social work.

Youth and Community Organizer

KT is a Black queer multidisciplinary artist, educator, and youth arts program coordinator.

Artist & Co-Director

Shaun’s multidisciplinary artwork and performance practice is anchored by his work in Assembly.

Artist & Community Fellow

Prerana is a cultural producer connecting art, civic engagement, and social justice.

Associate Director of Marketing & Communications


Alexa is a designer and ethnographer with a practice rooted in the Southern Black Oral tradition.


All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Akeema-Zane is an artist and researcher working in literature, film performance and sound.



Assembly offers system-impacted young people aged 18-26 an inroad to art.


AYDO (A young Yu & Nicholas Oh) is a collaborative artist duo based in New York.


"created to foster an alternative to everything." The collective is five to eight rotating members.


A network of femme and non-conforming people living and working with chronic illness.


Corin Hewitt is an American artist and professor of Sculpture + Extended Media.


Courtesy the Artists is a collaboration between Malik Gaines and Alexandro Segade.


FCKNLZ is a beauty and lifestyle collective specializing in mistakes.

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Board of Directors

  1. Mark Hatch-Miller, Attorney, Susman Godfrey LLP
  2. Paul Kim, Chief Information Security Officer, JFK / New Terminal One
  3. Jan Postma, CFO, Museum of Modern Art

Board Advisory Circle

  1. American Artist, former Session Artist; Co-Director, The School for Poetic Computation
  2. Keonna Hendrick, Director of DEIA, Brooklyn Museum
  3. Tiffany Lenoi Jones, Abolitionist Educator, Artist & Healer
  4. KT Kennedy, Youth & Community Organizer, Recess
  5. Salvador Muñoz, Artist, Cultural Work & Arts Administrator
  6. Sarah Workneh, Co-Director of Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture
  7. Christopher Udemezue, Artist & Community Organizer

We are thrilled to share the exciting news of new Co-Director Lindsay Catherine Harris, whose arrival marks the beginning of a transformative chapter for Recess and our community.

Alongside this inspiring addition, our Board Advisory Circle will guide an evolution in both our board structure and orientation, developing a relationship to a future board in alignment with our mission-driven principles as an artist-centered, POC-led organization.

We look forward to the invaluable contributions of our new Co-Director and the passion and expertise members of our Board Advisory Circle will bring to Recess as we enter this next phase of our intention and impact.


Recess gratefully acknowledges our generous supporters. Recess receives support from our board of directors as well as a passionate group of individuals who give from $10–$25,000.

Foundation, Corporate & Government Funders

  1. Alloy Development, LLC
  2. Arison Arts Foundation
  3. Art for Justice Fund
  4. Art Matters Foundation
  5. The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
  6. Blavatnik Family Foundation
  7. Bloomberg LP Philanthropy
  8. Brendan Dugan
  9. Brooklyn Community Foundation
  10. The Cy Twombly Foundation
  11. The David Teiger Foundation
  12. David Rockefeller Fund
  13. The Destina Foundation
  14. DFW Fund
  15. ELMA Philanthropies
  16. Ford Foundation
  17. The Fox Aarons Foundation
  18. Frank E. Clark Charitable Trust
  19. The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
  20. Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
  21. The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation
  22. Jane Hait
  23. Jewish Communal Fund
  24. The Jill and Peter Kraus Foundation
  25. Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
  26. Lawrence & Idell Weisberg Foundation
  27. The Luce Foundation
  28. Kickstarter
  29. MacKenzie Scott
  30. Mellon Foundation
  31. The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation
  32. The National Endowment for the Arts
  33. New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
  34. New York Community Trust
  35. The New York State Council on the Arts
  36. The Odyssey Fund
  37. The Pinkerton Foundation
  38. Progressive Philanthropy Group
  39. The Prospect Hill Foundation
  40. The Richard Pousette-Dart Foundation
  41. Robert Lehman Foundation
  42. The Salomon Foundation
  43. The Shapiro-Silverberg Foundation
  44. The Silverweed Foundation
  45. Sozosei Foundation
  46. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation
  47. Tikkun Olam Foundation
  48. VIA Fund
  49. Visionary Freedom Fund
  50. Wescustogo Foundation
  51. The Willem de Kooning Foundation

In-Kind Support and Community Partners

  1. Afropunk Festival
  2. Brand X Editions
  3. Brooklyn Museum
  4. Chatham Imports. Inc.
  5. Crop Organic Vodka
  6. Duggal
  7. Farmer's Botanical Organic Gin
  8. Materials For The Arts &
  9. The New York City. Department Of Cultural Affairs
  10. Michter's Whiskey
  11. Otherhalf Brewery
  12. Pegasus Productions
  13. Powerhouse Environmental Arts Foundation
  14. Raiola Company
  15. Six Point Brewery
  16. The Green Grape
  17. Tuffo