Alan was elected president of the GNA Board of Directors in 2010 and has been instrumental in leading new growth initiatives for the organization. He is an active participant in Community Board Six meetings, which allows GNA to be promptly informed about certain issues affecting the Gramercy Park community. Alan successfully spearheaded GNA’s centennial campaign in 2012, started GNA's annual Clean & Green program and is a member of the Taste of Gramercy and Canine Comedy Parade event committees.
Susan was elected to the GNA Board of Directors in 2015 and runs The Gramercy Art Show, which showcases the work of artists from around the world. She is a member of GNA’s Taste of Gramercy planning committee, and is an award-winning photo-journalist, having amassed national recognition for her work, which has been featured in media from The New York Times to Smithsonian Magazine.
Mary Alice Orito
A lifelong artist, Mary Alice is represented by the Ceres Gallery in NYC, and has amassed awards for both sculpture and collage from the William Benton Museum of Art, Point Park University, Monmouth Museum, David Antar Memorial Award, and the Helzberg Foundation. She enjoyed a successful 24-year design career as a sportswear designer, international design teacher, and a costume designer for the Broadway stage. Alice was recently a two-term president of the National Association of Women Artists Inc, and 8-year Board Member of NAWA. She is a graduate of Parson School of Design, Marymount Manhattan, and New York University.
Claude L. Winfield
Claude is an established artist who studied at Vermont's Putney School and the School of Visual Arts in New York City. At these institutes, he studied sketching, printmaking and lithography. Since 1998, Claude has been a docent at the Museum for African Art, and is an early pioneer of African bead painting. He and has been an integral part of the Gramercy Art Show for the last two decades.