[ISEA2012] Listing: Full List of ISEA2012 Supporters


ISEA2012 is organized and led by 516 ARTS, an independent, nonprofit community organization, in partnership with The University of New Mexico and The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History. The mission of 516 ARTS is to forge connections between art and audiences, and our vision is to be an active partner in developing the cultural landscape of Albuquerque and New Mexico. Our values are inquiry, diversity, collaboration and accessibility. 516 ARTS offers programs that inspire curiosity, dialogue, risk-taking and creative experimentation, showcasing a mix of established, emerging, local, national and international artists from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Programs include exhibitions, gallery talks, panel discussions, the 516 WORDS readings series, workshops, special events, performances and leadership of collaborations such as LAND/ART in 2009, STREET ARTS in 2010 and ISEA2012 in 2012. Education programs include exhibition tours for schools and community groups with educational materials for teachers, youth activities and more.

ISEA2012 Theme & Focus Day Leaders

  • Andres Burbano, Focus Day Leader, Latin American Forum
  • Agnes Chavez & Anita McKeown, Focus Day Leaders, Education Program
  • Catherine P. Harris, Theme Leader, Wildlife: Trans-Species Habitats
  • Lea Rekow & Tom Leeser, Theme Leaders, The Cosmos: Radical Cosmologies
  • Stephanie Rothenberg, Theme Leader, Creative Economies: Econotopias
  • Sherri Bruegemann & Regina Chavez, Theme Liaisons, Creative Economies: Econotopias
  • Erin Elder, Nina Elder & Nancy Zastudil, Theme Leaders, Power: Gridlocked

ISEA2012 Consultants & Lead Volunteers

  • Andrea Polli, Artistic Director, The University of New Mexico
  • Agnes Chavez, Education Program Director, Sube, Inc.
  • Nicholas Chiarella, Education Program Coordinator, 516 ARTS & NHCC, AmeriCorps & Santa Fe Coordinator, Santa Fe University of Art & Design
  • David Chickey, Masumi Shibata & Tim Edeker, Book Designers, Radius Books
  • Susan Crow, Development Associate, 516 ARTS
  • Richard Lowenberg, Co-Director, Scientists/Artists Research Collaborations (SARC) & Santa Fe Liaison
  • Andrew McConville, Chris Butzen, Bryan Cera, Nathaniel Stern & Lisa Moline, Website Team, The University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Julia Mandeville, Downtown Block Party Coordinator, Creative Albuquerque
  • Jenny McMath, Conference Coordinator/Project Manager, Kesselman-Jones Inc.
  • Jack Ox, Co-Director, Scientists/Artists Research Collaborations (SARC)
  • Stacy Romero, AmeriCorps Intern, CorpusElectric project
  • Marta S. Weber, ISEA2012 Fundraising Chair, 516 ARTS Board of Directors
  • Nancy Zastudil, Taos Coordinator, PLAND

516 arts donor & patron members

  • Norty & Summers Kalishman
  • Peggy Keilman
  • Richard Levy Gallery
  • John & Jamie Lewinger
  • New Mexico Orthopaedics
  • Rick Rennie & Sandy Hill
  • Nancy Salem
  • Jim Scott & Sara Douglas
  • Dr. Mark Unverzagt & Laura Fashing
  • David Vogel & Marietta Patricia Leis
  • Dr. Marta Weber
  • Clint Wells
  • Arturo Sandoval

516 ARTS Board of Directors

  • Arturo Sandoval, Chair
  • Suzanne Sbarge, President/Founder
  • David Vogel, Vice President
  • Juan Abeyta, Treasurer
  • Perry Bendicksen, Secretary
  • Dr. Marta Weber, Fundraising Chair
  • Clint Wells

516 ARTS Advisory Board

  • Frieda Arth
  • Hakim Bellamy
  • Michael Berman
  • Sherri Brueggemann
  • Christopher Burmeister
  • David Campbell
  • Andrew Connors
  • Debi Dodge
  • Miguel Gandert
  • Lisa Gill
  • Idris Goodwin
  • Tom Guralnick
  • Stephanie Hainsfurther
  • Norty Kalishman
  • Jane Kennedy
  • Arif Khan
  • John Lewinger
  • Wendy Lewis
  • Danny Lopez
  • Christopher Mead
  • Elsa Menéndez
  • Melody Mock
  • Henry Rael
  • Mary Anne Redding
  • Rick Rennie
  • Augustine Romero
  • Nancy Salem
  • Rob Strell

516 ARTS Staff

  • Suzanne Sbarge, Executive Director, ISEA2012 Executive Producer
  • Rhiannon Mercer, Assistant Director, ISEA2012 Exhibition Coordinator
  • Teresa Buscemi, Program Coordinator, ISEA2012 Communications Coordinator
  • Claude Smith, Education Coordinator, ISEA2012 Exhibition Coordinator
  • Celine Gordon, Rodrigo Guzman & Jamie Ho, Interns

516 ARTS Consultants

  • Janice Fowler, Bookkeeper
  • Kathy Garrett, Accountant
  • Lisa Gill, Literary Arts Coordinator
  • Jane Kennedy, Development Associate
  • Kesselman-Jones, Inc., Conference Coordinators
  • Melody Mock, Website Designer
  • Julie Ruth, Loka Creative, Design Support

ISEA International Board

  • Julianne Pierce, Chair
  • Peter Anders, Secretary
  • Wim Van der Plas, Treasurer

ISEA International HQ

  • Sue Gollifer, Head

Major Support

  • The Albuquerque Museum Foundation
  • The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
  • Bernalillo County
  • The City of Albuquerque
  • The FUNd at Albuquerque Community Foundation
  • The FUNd at the Albuquerque Museum Foundation
  • Intel Corporation  (intel.com/education)
  • McCune Charitable Foundation
  • New Mexico Arts, a Division of the Office of Cultural Affairs
  • New Mexico Tourism Department
  • The University of New Mexico: Office of the Provost
  • School of Architecture
  • Anderson School of Management
  • Center for Advanced Research Computing
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Engineering
  • College of Fine Arts
  • Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media
  • Latin American & Iberian Institute
  • The City of Albuquerque
  • Richard J. Berry, Mayor
  • Rob Perry, Chief Operating Officer
  • Beatriz Rivera, Director, Cultural Services
  • City Councilors:
    Trudy Jones, President, District 8
    Debbie O’Malley, Vice President, District 2
    Ken Sanchez, District 1
    Isaac Benton, District 3
    Brad Winter, District 4
    Dan Lewis, District 5
    Rey Garduño, District 6
    Michael D. Cook, District 7
    Don Harris, District 9
    Bernalillo County
    County Commissioners:
    Michelle Lujan Grisham, District 1
    Art De La Cruz, District 2
    Maggie Hart Stebbins, District 3
    Michael Wiener, District 4
    Wayne Johnson, District 5
    Tom Zdunek, County Manager
    Vince Murphy, Deputy County Manager, Community Services
    Mayling Armijo, Director, Economic Development & Cultural Services
    additional Support
  • 516 ARTS Board of Directors
  • Albuquerque Academy
  • Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Alvarado Urban Farm
  • Arte.Mov
  • Arts Catalyst
  • AT&T
  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
  • Clear Channel Outdoor
  • Cisco
  • The City of Albuquerque Public Art Urban
  • Enhancement Program
  • Contemporary Art Society of New Mexico
  • Doctorado en Diseño y Creación
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Fonoteca Nacional de Mexico
  • Harpo Foundation
  • Hotel Andaluz
  • Instituto Cervantes
  • Laboratorio de Arte Alameda
  • LEF Foundation
  • Richard Levy Gallery
  • Los Alamos National Labs, Community Outreach Program
  • Los Alamos National Labs, New Mexico Consortium
  • Mexican Consulate/Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores
  • Mexican Foreign Ministry
  • National Performance Art Network / Visual Arts Network
  • New Mexico Bank & Trust
  • New Mexico Highlands University, Cultural Technology Americorps
  • New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
  • New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
  • Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC
  • Qforma
  • Sandia National Laboratories / Lockheed Martin
  • RhinoCorps
  • Technology Ventures Corporation
  • The University of Texas at El Paso
  • Universidad de Caldas
  • University Nacional Tres de Febrero

special thanks

  • The University of New Mexico:
    Chaouki Abdallah, Provost
    Suzanne Ortega, Former Provost
    Jim Linnell, Former Dean, College of Fine Arts
    Bill Gilbert, Professor Art & Ecology, Dept. of Art & Art History
    E. Luanne McKinnon, Former Director, UNM Art Museum
    Sara Otto-Diniz, Acting Director, UNM Art Museum
    Michele Penhall, Acting Associate Director, UNM Art Museum
    Mary Tsiongas, MFA Program Director, Dept. of Art & Art History
    Catalin Roman, Dean, College of Engineering
    Doug Brown, Dean, Anderson School of Management
    Geraldine Forbes, Dean, School of Architecture
    Katya Crawford, School of Architecture
    Mark Peceny, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
    Miguel Gandert, Director, Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media
  • The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History:
    Cathy Wright, Director
    Debra Romero, Director, The Albuquerque Museum Foundation
    Andrew Connors, Curator of Art
    Tom Antreasian, Curator of Exhibits
    Elizabeth Becker, Curator of Education
    Jessica Coyle, Associate Curator of Education
    & the entire Staff of The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History
  • abqARTS Magazine
  • Artichoke Café
  • Bella Roma B&B
  • Michael Berman
  • Anthony DellaFlora
  • Mark Donovan
  • Downtown Action Team
  • Hotel Albuquerque
  • Hotel Parq Central
  • Loren Kahn Puppet & Object Theatre
  • Laura Kesselman, Kesselman-Jones, Inc.
  • Blaise Koller & Paul Evans, GOV-TV
  • Don Mickey Designs
  • Dan Monaghan, New Mexico Tourism Department
  • New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Plaza Galeria, Santa Fe’s Premier Marketplace on the Plaza
  • Radius Books
  • Santa Fe Institute
  • Jim Scott & Sara Douglas, Fundraiser hosts
  • Stubblefield Screen Print Company
  • Studio Hill Design, Logo design
  • THE magazine
  • VanGuard Printing
  • Charles Walter, Director, NM Museum of Natural History & Science
    Sponsors shown here are as of June 1, 2012.