BROOKLYN, N.Y.- Two Trees Management
announce that Lisa Kim has been appointed as Cultural Affairs Director for the company.
Kim, age 36, joins Two Trees from Gagosian Gallery where she has held several positions including director of operations and exhibitions, private collection manager for owner Larry Gagosian and managed construction of the Gallerys 24th Street branch. She has also been the director of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program, a program that commissions artists to create site-specific, permanent public art works at City-owned sites. Kim will work out of Two Trees corporate headquarters in DUMBO, where she will produce the annual Dumbo Arts Festival in the fall , seek out partnerships for public art projects and creative incubators, oversee the cultural growth and promotion of the neighborhood, , and formalize the structure and mission of the Walentas Family Foundation.
Were delighted to welcome Lisa to DUMBO and head up our arts initiatives and outreach, said David Walentas, a principal at Two Trees. She brings together the worlds of art, public policy and construction-management, which is perfect for us and for the DUMBO community. We couldnt be more pleased.
Lisa Kim was born in Korea and raised in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. She graduated from Barnard College, where she discovered a passion for art and majored in Art History with a concentration in Visual Arts. Kim holds an M. I. D. / in Industrial Design from the Pratt Institute.