Sara Reisman is the Artistic Director of the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation. In her role, she oversees the Foundation’s initiative Art and Social Justice, which aims at broadening artistic and cultural access in New York City. In addition, she curates exhibitions and events for The 8th Floor, an interdisciplinary space established in 2010 by Shelley and Donald Rubin dedicated to exploring the intersection of art, culture and philanthropy through public engagement. Prior to joining the Foundation, Reisman was the Director of New York City’s Percent for Art program at the Department of Cultural Affairs, from 2008 to 2014, where she managed more than 100 public and civic commissions across the five boroughs. From 2008 to 2009, Sara was Curatorial Consultant for Public Art in support of the Queens Museum of Art’s community development initiative in Corona, Queens. She has curated exhibitions for the Queens Museum of Art, Socrates Sculpture Park, the Cooper Union School of Art, the Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art, Momenta Art, Smack Mellon and LaMaMa Galleria, among other venues. Reisman served as Associate Dean of the School of Art at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, from 2008-2009 and from 2006-2008 was Program Director of the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York.

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