Marquis Studios is a dynamic group of committed professionals with decades of experience and service supporting arts education in underserved communities.

Meet the Team

Management Team

Marquis Studios is run by a dedicated team of individuals responsible for the day-to-day
operations of the organization

Board of Directors

The members of the board volunteer their time and resources in support of the mission of Marquis Studios.

Claudia Cantarella


Dorothy Devlin

Chris Forte

Julie Jackson


Sondra Kinney


Danielle Klemow Young


Pat Moger

Ricardo Rodriguez

Teaching Artist Advisory Board

The Teaching Artist Advisory Board was established in 2018 to act as a conduit between the Marquis Studios teaching artist community and management team in order to promote communication and transparency.

Laine Barton

Chris Bell

Ellen Fisher

Tishawn Gonsalves

Board Co-Chair

Olga Hiiva

Larry Jackson

Karla Myerston

Amy Beth Wright

Board Co-Chair

Over 80+ Amazing Teaching Artists

Teaching Artists

Teaching Artists are at the heart of all Marquis Studios programs. Our roster of over 80 highly-skilled Teaching Artists come from a wide range of cultural and artistic backgrounds, bringing a unique array of voices to our work. Our selection process weighs both artistic accomplishment in a particular discipline and demonstration of prodigious experience and skill as an educator, allowing us to cultivate a team that is truly exceptional in their field.