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HueArts NYS project partners Museum Hue and Hester Street are extremely grateful to our boards for their ongoing work and support, and to our dedicated staff teams for making this project a reality.

Funding Partners

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HueArts NYS is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. We are grateful for major support and partnership from the New York State Council on the Arts that allowed for the expansion for HueArts across all of New York state. Additional support was provided by:

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Ford Foundation

The National Endowment for the Arts

Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund

In addition, this project is made possible by the wisdom, insights, and commitment of many contributors:

Advisory Committee

Bhawin Suchak, Youth FX

Sean McLeod, Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre Inc.

Nydia Padilla Rodriguez, Borinquen Dance Theatre, Inc.

Jeremy Dennis, Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio Inc.

Sylvia Diaz, Art JuXtapose Gallery

Jackie Madison, North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association

Zainab Saleh, Frontline Arts Buffalo

Dr. Joe Stahlman, Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

Cjala Surratt, Black Artist Collective

Margarita Espada, Teatro Yerbabruja

Greer Smith, TRANSART

Dr. Georgette Grier-Key, Eastville Community Historical Society

Ana Chireno, Mirram Group

Brenda Simmons, Southampton African American Museum

Interview Participants

21st Century Arts Inc. – Rachel DeGuzman

AJ Williams Meyers Library African Roots Center – Nina Tucker

Art Services Inc. – Joseph Mastroianni

Arts Mid-Hudson – Lillia Perez

Avenue Blackbox Theatre – Reenah Golden

Black Artist Collective – Cjala Surrat

Borinquen Dance Theatre – Nydia Padilla Rodriguez

Buffalo String Works – Yuki Numata Resnick

CNY Arts Inc. – Brian H. Lee and Liz Lane

Eastville Historical Society – Dr. Georgette Grier-Key

Forge Project – Candice Hopkins

Friends of Ganondagan

Frontline Buffalo – Zainab Saleh

Huntington Arts Council – Emily Dowd

The John & Alice Coltrane Home – Ravi Coltrane

Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre – Sean McLeod

Ma’s House – Jeremy Dennis

Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor

North Country Children’s Museum – Sharon Williams

North Country Underground Railroad Association – Jacqueline Madison

NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation – Cordell Reaves

Seneca Museum – Dr. Joe Stahlman and Hayden Hanes

Southampton African American Museum – Brenda Simmons

New York State Council of the Arts– Leanne Tintori and Fabiana Chiu-Rinaldi

Teatra Yerabrauja – Margarita Espada

TRANSART – Greer Smith

Vernon Byron, Artist

Youth FX – Bhawin Suchak

Community Conversations Participants

Talima Aaron, John W. Jones Museum

Nando Alvarez-Perez, The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art

Anu Annam, Sea of Visibility

Storm Ascher, Superposition Gallery

Alexas Esposito, Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Healing

Tracy Todd Hunter, Of Colors Creative Collective

Adrian John, Sully Huff Heritage Center

Desiree Kee, El Museo

Antonia Perez, Herban Cura Co-founder and Program Director

Minera Perez, OLA of Eastern Long Island

Kitt Potter, Director of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Kingston, NY

Ineil Quaran, Dope Collective

Annette Ramos, Rochester Latino Theatre Company

Cordell Reaves, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

James H. Rolling Jr.,  JHRolling Arts, Education, and Leadership Strategies

Gretchen Sorin, Director & Distinguished Professor, Cooperstown Graduate Program

Maria Ta, Ujima Theater Company

Alexa and Edreys Wajed, Eat Off Art

Thomas Warfield, National Technical Institute for the Deaf (RIT)

Qiana Williams, Markitah Williams, and Jaleel Campbell, Black Artist Collective

Survey Participants

Adelante Student Voices

Afghan American Artists and Writers Association

Alma de Mexico

ArtFarm Press

Articulation NY LLC

Black Artist Collective CNY

Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate NY, Inc.

Borinquen Dance Theatre, Inc.

The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art

Community Folk Art Center

Southampton African American Museum

Eastville Community Historical Society

Eat Off Art

El Museo Buffalo

Frontline Arts Buffalo

Get Woke! Catskills

Grupo Cultural Latinos En Rochester, Inc.


International Women in Jazz


Jaleel Campbell Studios

JHRolling Arts, Education, Leadership Strategies

John W. Jones Museum

Kaleidoscope Dance Theatre


La Joven Guardia del Teatro y la Danza Latina, Inc

Living Arts Collaborative, Inc.

Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio Inc.

Neto Hatinakwe Onkwehowe

North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association

Of Colors Creative Collective

OLA (Organización Latino Americana) of Eastern Long Island

Paul Robeson Performing Arts Company

Rattapallax, Inc.

The Rochester Latino Theatre Company

SEA of Visibility

Stanley “Sully” Huff Heritage Center

Sukanya Burman Dance Company

Superposition Gallery

Teatro Experimental Yerbabruja

TRANSART & Cultural Services Inc

Typography of Woman

Ujima Company, Inc.

Youth FX

Town Hall Participants

Prisca Adams

Saladin Allah

Charles Anderson

Anu Annam; SEA of Visibility

Marcela Artunduaga

Devin Bhola; Rubin Museum of Art

Tiffany Joy Butler

Jaleel Campbell; Black Artist Collective

Jessica Chen

Margaret Chen; Natl Museum of the American Indian NYC

Brittni Collins

Charlecia Joy Cole

Magaly Colimon-Christopher; Conch Shell Productions

Susan Fisher

Rina Flatau

Lauren Gibbs; LG Capital for Culture

Lucas Grant

Kimberly Griffiths

Khurshid Guru

Sueey Gutierrez

Lorna Harris

Dayatra Amber Hassan

Adrián Hernandez

Judith Houston

Deb Howes; Dorsky Museum

Jane Jackson

Ryan Jackson

Delores Jackson Radney

Annette Jiménez Gleason

Afua Kafi-Akua

Sean Kelley

Kilolo Kumanyika

Jacqueline Lennon

Jacqueline Madison

David Martine

Laudelina martinez

Linda Mboya

Sean McLeod

Anneliese Meck; Genesee Country Village & Museum

Rose Merola

Salvador Munoz

Nada Odeh

Marilyn Post

Aaron Rice

Oscar Robert

Greer Smith

Rhea Smith

Ellen Snyder-Grenier

Evan Starling-Davis; Artist

Paz Tanjuaquio

Julie Tay

Jihan Thomas

Wright Thompson

Tracy Todd Hunter; Of Colors Creative Collective

Miriam Trementozzi

Cayetano Valenzuela

Sharon Vatsky

Thomas Warfield

David Wayne

Qiana Williams; CNYCF

Jo-Ann Wilson

Danny Winks

Top Photo: Southampton African American Museum

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