Contact Us

National YoungArts Foundation
2100 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

1.800.970.ARTS (2787)
[email protected]rg

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Parking at YoungArts is located beneath the blue and white Tower Building, located on 21st Street, between Biscayne Boulevard and NE 2nd Avenue. Additional street parking is also available in the surrounding area.


YoungArts' offices are open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. EST. You can reach us during these hours at (305) 377-1140 or via fax at (305) 377-1149. You can also reach us on our toll-free number at 1 (800) 970-ARTS (2787).

Our gallery hours are:
Mondays: Closed 
Tuesday – Friday: 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Weekends: By appointment only

For our lastest exhibitions, please click here



The YoungArts team would love to hear from you!

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For general inquiries, please email [email protected].


Office of the President

  • Carolina García Jayaram / President and CEO
  • Donna Lane Downey / Assistant to President and CEO

Artistic and Alumni Programming

  • Lisa Leone / Vice President of Artistic Programs
  • Roberta Behrendt Fliss / Director of Productions
  • Rebekah Lanae Lengel / Director of Artistic Programs
  • Joey Butler / Alumni Programs Manager
  • Kelley Kessell / Alumni Community Manager
  • Joseph M. NeSmith / Artistic Programs Manager
  • Ty Taylor / Manager of Operations and Archival Media
  • Claire Traeger / Artistic Programs Manager
  • Neidra Ward / Artistic Programs Manager
  • Jane Thayer / Artistic Programs Production Manager
  • Luisa Munera / Exhibitions Manager


  • Stacey Glassman Mizener / Vice President of Development
  • Dee Dee Sides / Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Development New York 
  • Alyssa Krop-Brandfon / Director of Special Projects
  • Felicia Marquez / Director of Development
  • Jennifer McShane / Director of Events
  • Nicole Mesko / Sr. Manager, Projects and Database Operations
  • Paola Ortega / Development Manager 
  • Melinda Marcuse / Development Associate
  • Lauren Nesslein / Development Events Associate
  • Emma Heald / Grant Manager

External Relations

  • Dejha Carrington /  Vice President of External Relations and Communications
  • Lee Cohen Hare / Creative Director
  • Elsie Morales / Director of Marketing and Digital Communications
  • Heike Dempster / Senior Public Relations Manager
  • Isabela Dos Santos / Social Media and Video Manager
  • Shea Brodsky / Digital Communications Officer
  • Jazmyn Beauchan / External Relations Coordinator


  • Evan Plummer / Senior Director of Education


  • Jewel Malone / Chief Operating Officer
  • Mathew Nielson / Senior Director of Operations and Campus Planning
  • Chris Williams / Director of Finance
  • Candia Joseph / Accountant
  • Alejandro Oliva / Accounting Specialist
  • Natalie Padró-Smith / Events and Operations Associate
Information Technology
  • Claudio Sampaio / IT Manager
  • Michael Rahaman / IT Specialist