ARCAthens

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

William A. Fagaly
PRESIDENT
During his 50-year tenure with New Orleans Museum of Art, Fagaly has organized over 90 art exhibitions. As guest curator, he has produced a variety of exhibitions for other institutions—including the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans, and the Museum of American Folk Art (MAFA) in New York City. In 1976, he co-founded the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans. A founding board member of Prospect New Orleans, Fagaly is also board member of Newcomb Art Museum, the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts high school (NOCCA), Congo Square Preservation Society and A Studio in the Woods, an artists residency program in New Orleans.
Dan Cameron
SECRETARY
Independent curator, art writer, and educator Dan Cameron is known for founding Prospect New Orleans, an organization he ran from 2006-2011 — a period when he was also Director of Visual Arts for New Orleans’ Contemporary Arts Center. As a writer, he has numerous publications to his credit, has lectured at museums and art events around the world, served as Senior Curator at The New Museum in New York from 1995-2006, and as Artistic Director for the 8th Istanbul Biennial in 2003, Co-Curator of the 10th Taipei Biennial in 2006, and Curator of the 2016 Bienal de Cuenca in Ecuador. In 2018 he founded Open Spaces in Kansas City. Cameron has taught on the MFA faculties of Columbia University, NYU, and School of Visual Arts.
Zesty Meyers
TREASURER
Born in Providence, RI, Zesty Meyers is the co-founder of R & Company, the groundbreaking design gallery in New York City that contributed to renewed global interest in collectable design and now-iconic designers such as Verner Panton, Wendell Castle, and Greta Magnusson Grossman. Prior to R & Company, Meyers formed B Team, a radical installation and performance art group that integrated craft, fine art and performance and served as an inspiration for a deeper interaction and dialogue between art forms.
Allison M. Glenn

Allison M. Glenn is the Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, where she focuses on public art exhibitions and the Artist Residency program. Prior to working at Crystal Bridges, Glenn was the Manager of Publications and Curatorial Associate for Prospect New Orleans’ international art triennial Prospect.4. Her writing has been featured in numerous exhibition publications, including those produced by The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Prospect New Orleans, the California African American Museum, University at Buffalo Art Galleries, and The Studio Museum in Harlem. She has contributed to HyperallergicART21 MagazinePelican Bomb’s Art Review, and Newcity, amongst others.

Roda Plakogiannis
Dr. Roda Plakogiannis is an associate professor of pharmacy practice at the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy since 2002. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and traditional Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. Dr. Plakogiannis has presented on a national level in addition to local seminars. She has published numerous manuscripts and chapters in her field of expertise. She has been invited to serve as a consultant at the Aegerion and Amarin Lipid Pharmaceuticals Advisory Board meetings, to name a few. Dr. Plakogiannis currently practices at NYU Langone Medical Center and rounds with the Heart Failure Team at NYU to address medication related issues in hopes to decrease hospital readmissions. Dr. Plakogiannis also serves as the Adverse Drug Reactions Section Editor for the Journal of Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Plakogiannis is a big supporter of the arts, and is involved in New York City Greek-American cultural organizations.
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George Negroponte

George Negroponte is Director Emeritus of The Drawing Center, where his involvement has spanned three decades. He was Co-Chairman of The Board (1997-2002) and was appointed the first President of the institution in 2002. Mr. Negroponte is a fundraising consultant to several non-profit organizations in NYC. He has taught painting and drawing at The Studio School, Parsons School of Design, The School of Visual Arts and Princeton University. He has organized several shows and written on many contemporary artists. He studied art at Yale University with Bernard Chaet and William Bailey. Since 1980 he has had 18 one-person shows at numerous galleries: Brooke Alexander Gallery, John Good, Jason McCoy Inc., Kouros Gallery in New York City, and P37 and Skoufa Gallery in Athens, Greece. His work has been included in numerous exhibitions at galleries and museums around the world including The Museum of Modern Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. He has been reviewed by every major art periodical including The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, The New Yorker, ARTnews and The New Criterion.

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