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Lea Green

MA '01, Visual Arts Administration

Lea GreenLea K. Green was recently appointed Director of Special Projects for The Studio Museum in Harlem, where she focuses on strategic planning, board and external affairs initiatives. Green was Chair of the Contemporary Friends collector group at the Studio Museum for three years prior.

While working towards a master's from NYU, Green was the Associate Art Advisor and Estate Planning Manager at The Citigroup Private Bank Art Advisory Service for six years. There, she developed and implemented strategies to build, disperse and evaluate art collections, identify acquisition opportunities, research attribution, quality and value for potential loans and represented high net worth clients in related transactions.

In 2005, Green was awarded the Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Fellowship for Public Policy and the Arts at The Alliance for the Arts. Working directly with the President of the Alliance she served as the liaison and advocate on behalf of organizations such as the Metropolitan Museum, Whitney Museum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Queens Museum, and American Museum of Natural History.

Before receiving her master's degree at NYU, Green also earned a law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. She also studied at the L'Unversite Pantheon-Assas (Tulane-Paris Institute) and received a Certificate in European Private Law.