Cathleen Lewis

VP of Education and Public Programs, Museum of Arts and Design

New York, NY


Cathleen Lewis is the Vice President of Education and Public Programs and oversees all programs and incentives developed by the Education Department at MAD, including those targeting school, youth, family and adult audiences. During her tenure at MAD, Lewis founded the Arts Access and Arts Reach school programs, which target underserved communities, and broaden MAD’s reach and capacity to serve diverse audiences. Previously, Lewis has held various positions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Drawing Center. She holds an M.F.A from the School of Visual Arts and a B.S. from Skidmore College, and has attended the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program. Lewis’s artwork has been exhibited nationally in both museum and gallery exhibitions, and has been reviewed in the New York Times, Art in America, Flash Art, and other publications.