TOD_PHOTO_WHO_WE_ARE2.jpgTOD LIPPY, Founding Editor and Executive Director 

Before establishing the Esopus Foundation Ltd. in 2003, Tod was the editor and cofounder of Scenario: The Magazine of Screenwriting Art (1994–97), the publisher and coeditor of publicsfear magazine (1992–94), and a senior editor at Print magazine from 1990 to 1997. His 2000 book, Projections 11: New York Film-Makers on Film-Making, was published by Faber & Faber, and his 1999 short film, Cookies, was featured in over 20 film festivals in the U.S. and abroad. he has lectured on Esopus at many educational and cultural institutions, including the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, the School of Visual Arts, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Nasher Sculpture Center, the Fashion Institute of Technology, MTV Networks, the American Library Association, and the American Institute for Graphic Arts. He has been interviewed on the same subject for a number of journals, radio programs, and books, including Becoming a Graphic Designer (Wiley, 2005) and Fresh Dialogue: Making Magazines (Princeton Architectural Press, 2007). From 2009 to 2012, Tod was the curator and executive director of Esopus Space, an alternative exhibition and performance venue in New York City, where he mounted 18 exhibitions and staged 30 events. He also curated the exhibitions Mark Hogancamp (2006) and Don Bachardy: One-Day Stands (2008; co-curated with Matthew Higgs) at White Columns in New York City; and Mark Hogancamp: Women of Marwencol (2014; co-curated with Janet Hicks) and Golden Years: Photographs by Ed Rosenbaum (2016) at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn. 

KERIANN_BIO_PHOTO_1.jpgKERIANN KOHLER, Administrator

Keriann Kohler has handled the majority of administrative tasks at Esopus and the Esopus Foundation Ltd., from customer service to order fulfillment to bookkeeping, since 2007. A graduate of the University of Southern California, she has previously worked in non-profit administration for the modern dance company Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers, in the film world as an art department and construction coordinator, and in interior design as a project manager. She is also currently Advertising Manager for the groundbreaking feminist wedding publication A Practical Wedding.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ESOPUS FOUNDATION LTD.
Monroe Denton
Tod Lippy
John Melick
Kay Rosen
Howard Seligman

 

ESOPUS ADVISORY BOARD
Joe Amrhein
Sara Bader
David Brendel
Charles Burnett
Mary Ellen Carroll
Daniel Clowes
Walter Donohue
Martin Fox
Steven Heller
Pamela A. Ivinski
Gareth Jones
Julie Lasky
Alex Marvar
Scott Menchin
Stephen Motika
Mike Powell
Jim Shepard
Christopher Trela
Dean Wareham
E. Glen Weyl
Joshua White

 

INTERNS (2003 to present)
Lily Arzt
Moriah Askenaizer
Logan Sebastian Beck
Margot Bowman
Jessica Butler
Marina Caron
Lisa Case
Cecilia Cholst
Court Conwell
Nathan Dixon
Penn Eastburn
Aaron Fowler
Andrew Daly Frank
Clément Gagliano
Leo Gertner
Claire Taylor Hansen
Katie Heiserman
Alexander Iezzi
Moise J.
Vicki Kim
Catherine Kirk
Anne Lai
Taylor Larson
Jacqueline Lash
Christina Livelli
Eli Meixler
Andrew Menfi
Kelsey Mitchell
Katherine Oshman
Sun Kyoung Park
Maricarmen Perez
Nicholas Pierce
Phebe Pierson
Mike Powell
Marisa Prefer
Gracie Remington
Euan Rugg (current)
Lev AC Rosen
Ben Santiago
Elana Schlenker
Thomas Seely
Daria Solomon
Lauren Stefaniak
Samuel Sullivan
Melissa Tuckman
Laura Williamson