Elizabeth F. Spungen, Executive Director

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Elizabeth SpungenLiz Spungen has been the Executive Director of The Print Center in Philadelphia since 2006. She received both a BA and MA in the History of Art from the University of Pennsylvania and has spent her entire career working with the visual arts in Philadelphia. Her tenure at The Print Center has been marked by programmatic and administrative accomplishments. She has developed numerous major individual and institutional gifts, among them the largest gift ever received by The Print Center naming the Jensen Bryan Curatorial Chair, as well as awards from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, William Penn Foundation, Pew Center for Arts and Heritage and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has established fiscal and personnel stability for the organization, expanded the size of the staff, developed a publication program, improved the facility and re-established The Print Center’s position as an artist’s advocate. She often serves as a panelist, guest juror and visiting critic for regional and national organizations, government agencies and universities. Her curatorial efforts have included Black Pulse: Doug + Mike Starn, 2007; Nakazora: space between sky and earth: Masao Yamamoto, 2008; Silver Mine: Robert Asman, 2011-2012; Matt Neff: Second Sight, 2014; and Victoria Burge: Penumbra, September 2016. Recent publications include The Picture that Remains by Will Brown and Thomas Devaney, 2013, and To See God Not the Devil’s Insides by Doug and Mike Starn, 2007.

Molly Foster, Gallery Store Manager

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Mikaela Hawk, Development & Communications Manager

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Mikaela Hawk was appointed The Print Center’s Development & Communications Manager in February 2021, after serving as the Assistant to the Director for four years. She joined The Print Center’s full-time staff in 2016, following a brief stint as part-time Administrative Assistant and a successful internship. Hawk received a BFA in Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA in 2015, which included studies in Hong Kong and Provence, France. She has exhibited her photographic works in Lacoste, France; Philadelphia, PA and Savannah, GA and served as a volunteer at the Society of Photographic Education’s 2015 national conference. In her free-time, she enjoys fiber-based crafts and running an Etsy shop.

Miosotis Negrón, Assistant to the Director

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Miosotis Negrón was appointed Assistant to the Director in June 2024, after serving as an Administrative Assistant at The Print Center since 2022. She is a Puerto Rican photographer and visual artist with a BFA in Photography from The University of the Arts. She specializes in landscape and studio photography, drawing from her Hispanic/Caribbean roots through vibrant and intense colors. While Miosotis thrives behind the camera, she also enjoys experimenting with digital techniques to enhance her images.

 

Lucy Pistilli, Artists-in-Schools Program Coordinator

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Lucy Pistilli was appointed as The Print Center’s Artists-In-Schools Program Coordinator in 2023, after 2 years as an AISP teaching artist. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pistilli attended Philadelphia public schools throughout her childhood, and later received her BFA in Painting from The Kansas City Art Institute. Pistilli considers advocacy via the arts a central part of her practice as an artist. Her many years of teaching have focused on working with under-resourced youth and marginalized adult communities primarily in Philadelphia. Pistilli has completed partnerships and artist residencies with many local nonprofits, including Mural Arts, Spiral Q, Mighty Writers, Center for Creative Works, The Fabric Workshop & Museum, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and People’s Emergency Center. Through the late Oasis Art Center and Mural Arts’ Porchlight program, she has collaborated with, taught, and curated work by adults struggling with mental health and/or developmental disabilities. Pistilli’s work focuses on universal and inevitable but underrepresented aspects of being human. She recently completed an apprenticeship at The Fabric Workshop & Museum, and continues to make and exhibit her work as well as share art resources and skills through her teaching.

 

Lauren Rosenblum, Jensen Bryan Curator

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Lauren Rosenblum was appointed as The Print Center's Jensen Bryan Curator in October 2023. She is a specialist in modern and contemporary American printmaking. Before joining The Print Center’s staff, Rosenblum held curatorial positions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fabric Workshop and Museum and Locks Gallery, all Philadelphia, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX. She has also organized exhibitions for the OSilas Gallery, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY; and Print Center New York. She has contributed catalog essays on the relationship between second-wave feminism and printmaking, and co-edited the catalog A Model Workshop: Margaret Lowengrund and The Contemporaries (2023) that accompanied her exhibition of the same name.

Rosenblum received a BA from Bryn Mawr College, PA and an MA from Tyler School of Art & Architecture, Philadelphia, PA. She is currently a doctoral candidate in art history at The Graduate Center, CUNY, completing a dissertation on printmaking in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s.

Stephanie Van Riet, Administrative Assistant

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Stephanie Van Riet was appointed Administrative Assistant in September 2022, following an internship in the fall of 2019. She is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice strives to bring compassion and consciousness to the natural world. Blurring the boundaries between printmaking, sculpture and installation, she has exhibited her work nationally, and has completed residencies and fellowships at InLiquid Gallery, Fabric Workshop and Museum, and Da Vinci Art Alliance (all Philadelphia, PA), among others. Van Riet received her BA in Art and Anthropology from Connecticut College, and will begin an MFA in Sculpture at Rhode Island School of Design this fall.