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Dorothy Lichtenstein, President has remained active in the New York contemporary art scene since the early 1960s. After attending Beaver College, she worked at the Paul Bianchini Gallery, organizing exhibitions and projects dealing with emerging Pop art, and with William Copley, editing and publishing portfolios of artists' works for The Letter Edged in Black Press. She married Roy Lichtenstein in 1968. The French Ministry of Culture and Communication awarded her an Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2001.
Dr. Jack Cowart, Executive Director, was previously Deputy Director/Chief Curator of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (1992-1999); Head of Department of 20th Century Art at the National Gallery of Art (1983-1992); and held prior museum curatorial posts in St. Louis and Hartford. Receiving his Ph.D. in the history of art from The Johns Hopkins University (1972), Dr. Cowart is a widely published and recognized authority on Roy Lichtenstein and Henri Matisse as well as on other American and European 20th-century modern and contemporary art and artists. The French Ministry of Culture and Communication awarded him a Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2001.