The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is proud to welcome both Charles Gifford and David E. Rogers as the newest members of our prestigious Board of Directors.

David E. Rogers has spent a nineteen-year career in the financial services industry, and currently serves as CEO of Frontier Holdings LLC.

For the past 30 years, Charles Gifford has worked as an architect, specializing in the design and construction of performance spaces, particularly on Broadway.

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts was founded in 1981 by artists, for artists. As an artist centered organization, the Bemis Center’s sole mission has been to support contemporary artists of exceptional talent. In this spirit, the Bemis Center provides artists with the gift of time, space and support. In addition to their international artist-in-residence program, the Bemis Center curates exhibitions and develops community arts projects. These programs directly fund and support the artistic process, catalyzing artists’ work to engage and challenge the public.

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