Studio Coordinator, Digital Fabrication
Leah Aegerter is an artist working primarily in object-based sculpture, furniture, and installation. She received a BFA in Sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design in 2017 and is the Studio Coordinator of Digital Fabrication at Anderson Ranch.
Studio Coordinator, Ceramics
Louise Deroualle received her MFA in Ceramics from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 2017. She has exhibited her work in the US and Brazil. In 2017 she was awarded the Roswell Artists-in-Residence fellowship. She is currently the Ceramic Studio Coordinator at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, in Colorado, where she also keeps her studio practice.
Guest Services Assistant
Katie is a native to Colorado and studied floral design in Fort Collins. She decided to move to the Roaring Fork Valley for a summer and has ended up staying for over two years. She has an interest for all things art and design, and loves to hike and be outdoors in her free time.
Development Associate & Grants Manager
Born and raised in Jacksonville, Fla., Marit joined the Anderson Ranch in 2016. She is a graduate of Florida State University where she received her Bachelor’s in Studio Art and Master’s in Arts Administration. In her free time, Marit can be found painting, hiking or catching up on a good book.
Artistic Director of Painting, Drawing & Printmaking; Chair, Artists-in-Residence Program; Chair, Critical Dialog
Elizabeth Ferrill received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has had solo exhibitions nationally and internationally, including in Aspen, CO; Nashville, TN; Omaha, NE; New York and Berlin, Germany.
Miriam is a rare native of the Roaring Fork Valley and grew up in Carbondale. She has a B.S. in Business Administration from Colorado Mountain College with a love for numbers. She first started accounting at the age of 16 for YouthEntity, a nonprofit in Carbondale.
Senior Creative Manager
Lindsy moved to the Roaring Fork Valley in 2004 and has called Aspen home ever since. Lindsy has a background in resort marketing and was the Senior Creative Marketing Manager for Aspen Skiing Company for nine years. With experience in photography, design and production she is thrilled to be part of the Anderson Ranch community.
Digital Media Manager
Roshni is a Virginia native and graduate of the University of Virginia with degrees in English and Media Studies. She previously worked as an event producer and communications strategist for bands, music festivals, and music networks across the UK and EU, and most recently worked at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Director of Individual Philanthropy
Originally from Fort Worth, Texas, Ellie Hahn received her degree in Art History from Sewanee: The University of the South in 2007. Since graduation, she has pursued a career in development working for arts and higher education institutions. Ellie is thrilled to be back in Aspen, supporting Anderson Ranch and enjoying the outdoors. When not at the Ranch, she can be found chasing her two little boys all over the mountains.
For the past 20+ years, Carrie has overseen the enrollment of students in our summer workshops, Destination Workshops and January Studio Concentrations. Previously, she was the Registrar at the Boston Center for Adult Education. She holds an M.A. in political science from CU Boulder.
Café Steward and Maintenance Assistant
Idalia joined the Ranch in the summer of 2016. She is from El Salvador and is a mother of three sons, Ediberto, Ricardo and Luis. She is a hard worker, deep souled, quick to learn and a self-motivated team player.
Café Steward and Maintenance Assistant
Emilia joined the Ranch in 2013. She is from El Salvador and is a mother of two sons, Brandon Kennedy and Javi. She is a hard worker, quick, diligent and competent in work.
Director of Food & Beverage
Rob Ittner has been in the food and beverage industry for over 30 years and has owned 5 restaurants over that time. Notably, Rustique Bistro in Aspen, awarded by Esquire Magazine “American’s Best New Restaurants” when it opened in 2000. Rob also owned the Cooking School of Aspen. Rob sold his restaurants in 2019 and has recently been working as a restaurant consultant and Director of Food and Beverage at a luxury hotel in California. Prior to his 20 plus years in Aspen, Rob was an instructor at the New England Culinary Institute and is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Rob’s approach to food is based on his philosophy that “Food is Art”. Rob’s definition of Art is “something that we experience through our senses that inspires an emotion” and he believes that is how food should be experienced just as one would experience a painting, sculpture or composition of music.
Guest Services Assistant
Originally from Atlanta, Cate graduated from Colorado College where she studied fiber arts and printmaking. In her free time she can be found hiking, skiing, or weaving.
Studio Coordinator, Painting, Drawing & Printmaking
Paul Keefe is an artist working primarily in painting and sculpture. He has exhibited at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and Lane Meyer Projects in Denver, CO. He received his MFA from the University of Kansas and was an artist-in-residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts.
Graphic Design and Marketing Coordinator
Alexei is originally from Washington State and received his B.S. in environmental science at Western Washington University. With a brief stint working as a marine biologist/groundfish observer in Alaska, the mountains were calling and the Rocky Mountains have been home ever since.
Latinx Arts Community Leader and Children’s Program Coordinator
Olivia Martinez, raised in San Francisco, California, graduated from Colorado College in 2020 with a B.A. in Education and minors in Southwest Studies and Spanish. She has worked at the Denver Art Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College and is also a certified Colorado Environmental Educator. Olivia is completing her Master’s in Teaching at Colorado College with a focus on Elementary Education. When not working with young people she is always looking for good food, creating, and cruising around on her bike. Olivia is the Latinx Arts Community Leader and Children’s Program Coordinator at Anderson Ranch.
Artistic Administrative Manager
Meriwether McClorey grew up playing in the hills of Kentucky and swimming in the lakes of Michigan. She attended SCAD in Savannah, GA, where she received a BFA in Photography and Interior Design. After college she lived in Aspen for several years and interned at the Ranch in the summer of 2010. She left the valley to pursue her Masters degree at New York University, where she completed her MA in Visual Arts Administration in 2014. She’s worked at several prominent galleries in New York City, including 5 years at Jack Shainman Gallery, working with artists such as Nick Cave, Richard Mosse, and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. She’s excited to return to the Ranch and the mountains, continuing her work with artists and skiing and hiking in her free time.
Helen Molesworth is a curator and writer. Her major exhibitions include: One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art; Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957; Dance/Draw; This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s; Part Object Part Sculpture, and Work Ethic. She has organized monographic exhibitions of Moyra Davey, Noah Davis, Louise Lawler, Steve Locke, Anna Maria Maiolino, Josiah McElheny, Kerry James Marshall, Catherine Opie, Amy Sillman, and Luc Tuymans. She is the author of numerous catalogue essays and her writing has appeared in Artforum, Art Journal, Documents, and October. The recipient of the 2011 Bard Center for Curatorial Studies Award for Curatorial Excellence, she serves as the Curator-in-Residence for the Anderson Ranch in Aspen. She recently hosted a podcast series called “Recording Artists” with The Getty and is currently at work on a book about art, love, and freedom.
Esther Macy Nooner
Studio Coordinator, Photography & New Media
Esther Macy Nooner received her MFA in Studio Art from the University of Arkansas, School of Art. She has participated in Artist in Residencies in the National Park System, shown work nationally and internationally and is currently the Studio Coordinator for Photography and New Media at Anderson Ranch Arts Center.
Studio Coordinator, Sculpture
Zakriya Rabani, Studio Coordinator of Sculpture at Anderson Ranch, received his MFA from the University of South Florida. He was a resident at Franconia Sculpture Park in Shafer, MN and has exhibited work nationwide in galleries, competitions and public art spaces. He was ArtFields 2019 Best Installation/Performance Winner.
Facilities and Grounds Manager
Originally from Honduras, Kenny has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for 13 years and graduated from Basalt High School. He currently lives in Willits with his wife and two children, Clark (5) and Easton (3).
Director of Marketing and Communications
Katherine is Emmy-nominated, formerly working in the advertising agency world and as a network TV executive. Originally from St. Louis, Katherine graduated from the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. She’s lived from Boston to San Francisco and is thrilled to indulge her passion for arts and culture at the Ranch.
Guest Services Assistant
Originally from Pittsburgh, Leslie received her BA in English & Studio Art from the University of New Hampshire. After college, she decided to move west to the Aspen area, and has never left! In her free time you will find her skiing, hiking, or biking with her family and enjoying the Rocky Mountains she has come to love.
Master Printer and Director, Anderson Ranch Editions
Brian Shure is represented by Planthouse Gallery in New York. He has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design, Brown and Cornell Universities, and has printed at Editions Press, Crown Point Press, Graphicstudio, Houston Fine Art Press, and Gemini G.E.L. He is Master Printer, Director of Anderson Ranch Editions and Chair of the Patton-Malott Gallery at Anderson Ranch.
Jose Saul Sura
Gardener and Grounds Assistant
Jose Saul Sura is from El Salvador. He moved to Colorado in 2015 and has been living in the Roaring Fork Valley for four years. Jose, who goes by his middle name, Saul– likes to play soccer and is happy to be working at Anderson Ranch!
Vice President, Operations and Business Units
Ashley oversees the operations and business units as well as Board of Trustees relations and governance. She joined Anderson Ranch in 2011 and was appointed as a Vice President in 2020. Ashley is currently a 2020 MBA candidate at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Zenayda Lisseth Villacorta was originally from El Salvador and has lived in Colorado for the past 4 years and went to Carbondale Roaring Fork High School. She enjoys learning about other cultures through interacting with people. Zenayda is interested in immigrant rights and eventually would like to work in immigrant advocacy.
Alison was a former participant in Anderson Ranch workshops before joining the registration staff in 2017. She holds an Associate Degree in Graphic Design, a B.F.A. in Fine Art and received certifications in both elementary and art education. She taught elementary through high school art education in New Jersey and Virginia before moving to Colorado.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Peter owned both independent bookstores and was a partner in David Floria Gallery before working at the Aspen Institute. He is active in the Roaring Fork Valley, having served as president of the Aspen Young Professional Association and the Rotary Club of Aspen. He is on the board of The Buddy Program and is married with two children.
Andrea Jenkins Wallace
Vice President of Artistic Affairs, Artistic Director of Photography and New Media; Chair of The Center
Born and raised in Massachusetts, Andrea received her M.F.A. from the University of Colorado Boulder. Andrea’s work is exhibited widely both nationally and internationally.