Member Spotlights

We’re proud to be part of such an interesting and talented community. In our monthly Spotlight series, we interview and share the stories of some of our members. 

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Kareem Stanley

Introducing: Kareem Stanley, our February Member Spotlight. Kareem Stanley is co-founder of the Black Artist Fund (BAF), a nonprofit organization combating systemic inequity in art by providing grants to Black artists in the United States.
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Sue Kramer

This month, we’re delighted to feature Sue Kramer — writer, filmmaker, founder and CEO of the branding agency Connecting Dots Guru, and proud Founding Member of Fotografiska.
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Jack Cohen

This month, we spoke to member Jack Cohen. Jack works in venture capital and is also a professional photographer. We talked about his work in both industries and the ways they intersect.
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Steffon Isaac

Steffon Isaac is an advertising executive who recognized the need to create opportunities for diversity, equity, and inclusion within his organization and beyond. He founded The CLU Studio, an experimental design studio that uses games, structured play, and immersive storytelling to deepen the quality of conversation around unconscious bias and privilege.

A Founding Friend of Fotografiska New York, he joined prior to the museum opening and continues to find inspiration within the Fotografiska community.
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Stephanie Diani

This month, we spoke with professional photographer Stephanie Diani. When Stephanie learned about Fotografiska New York, she knew it was the place for her.
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Bob Dunn

This month, we’re delighted to feature Bob Dunn. With his keen eye for design and style, we often see Bob at The Shop at Fotografiska. We spoke to Bob this month to learn more about his love for design, as well as his meaningful work advocating for social justice, equity, and sustainability.
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Ina Bernstein

Fotografiska New York Member Ina Bernstein founded and curated the first designer consignment store in New York City - INA - and grew it into a multi-location business throughout Manhattan. Ina shared some fantastic stories with us about her years in the fashion industry and her love of art and photography.
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Shalyni Paiyappilly

Shalyni Paiyappilly is a Founding Friend, psychotherapist, yoga and meditation instructor, sound healer, and singer. We caught up with Shalyni this month and discussed the importance of creativity, art, healing, and opening new channels of communication while staying connected in a time of physical distance.
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Ashton Gooding

This month, we spoke with Fotografiska New York member Ashton Gooding, a Brooklyn-based photographer. At the age of 17, Ashton wouldn’t stop pestering his parents for a Holga 120 camera, and he has been photographing ever since.
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Chaz Langley

For our inaugural spotlight, we’re featuring Chaz Langley, who joined Fotografiska New York as a Founding Friend long before we even officially opened. Chaz is a successful artist, and we loved seeing his bright smile and his wonderful energy at Fotografiska New York often during our opening months. Chaz was gracious enough to have a chat with us and share his story.
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