Board of DirectorsFor further information about collaborating with or supporting the work of ABU reach out to any of the following:-
- President — Susan Austad, Artist and Art Educator email@example.com, (212) 431-5245
- VP and Treasurer — John R Diehl Jr., Senior Programmer/Analyst, Citigroup john@ArtBoundariesUnlimited.com, (850) 321-9041
- Secretary — Candi Sterling, Writer & Creative Entrepreneur candi@ArtBoundariesUnlimited.com, (800) 775-8658
- Board Member — Mike Edwards, Intuitive Images Rail Group firstname.lastname@example.org, (321) 684-5949
Anita Gonzalez is a director, choreographer, and writer whose work has appeared on PBS national television and at Lincoln Center Out-of Doors, Dance Theater Workshop, Manhattan Theatre Source, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and other national and international venues. She recently completed Le Hot Blu, an American Syncopated Musical, with composer-writer Ken Lauber (2007). Her play Ybor City has been read in New York, Florida, and Italy. Current projects include Diplomacy a new work about the art of negotiations, and Liverpool Trading, a project about performance exchanges between Liverpool UK and New York City.
Gonzalez was a founding member of the Urban Bush Women. She has choreographed for Ballet Hispanico, taught theater in Central America, given professional and educational workshops in Caribbean and African American dance and lectured about the process of developing new plays. The National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Mid Atlantic Arts Association, and the FIDEOCOMISO for United States/Mexico Arts exchange have all funded her work. For her individual scholarship and teaching, she has been awarded a residency at Rockefeller’s Bellagio Center (2003) and three Senior Scholar Fulbright grants. Published writings include book reviews and articles about multi-cultural and international performance for Modern Drama, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, and Dance Research Journal. Her book Jarocho’s Soul: Cultural Identity and Afro-Mexican Dance is available at Rowan and Littlefield Press and Afro-Mexico: Dancing Between Myth and Reality is available at the University of Texas Press (2010). Gonzalez earned her Ph.D. in Theater/Performance Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1997). She is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Theater at the State University of New York — New Paltz where she teaches directing, movement, and theater history courses. Anita Gonzalez is an Associate Member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, and a member of The Dramatists Guild.
Founded in 2002, Art Boundaries Unlimited is a recognized 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Art Boundaries Unlimited is proud to present and represent the work of the following artists:
- Cilau Valadez — Huichol Yarn Painter
- Jenny D Green — Actor, Producing Artist.
- Tiye Giraud — Composer, Musician
Art Boundaries Unlimited has established partnerships with the following cultural arts programs:
- Byrdcliffe Music — Ken Lauber
- Circulos Inc — Cilau Valadez & Leonard Crowdog Junior
- Dixon Place
- Shop.com — Candi Sterling
- Readnex Poetry Squad — Readnex
- Workshop Theatre
These groups are already a part of the Art Boundaries Unlimited network. We faciliatate the exchange of information between these groups, assist them with projects when possible, offer support in a variety of ways, and ensure that they are recognized for their accomplishments in arts communities around the world.