Janice Monger is currently President and CEO of Staten Island Museum. Ms. Monger holds an MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University and a BA in Art History from Whitman College in Washington State. Her career has been focused on supporting artists and activating cultural organizations with a historical bent. She was previously Executive Director of the Alice Austen House, a historic house museum devoted to an early American photographer that also presented contemporary photo exhibitions, and she served as Associate Director at the Brooklyn Historical Society. She has also worked in the education department of The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Prior to moving to NYC, Ms. Monger was Director of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture at Davidson Galleries, a fine art gallery in Seattle, Washington. Ms. Monger is a recipient of the 20 under 40 Leadership Award from the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (2015), and a Woman in History Honoree, recognized by Councilwoman Debi Rose (2014). She resides on Staten Island with her husband and two young children.
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