Melissa Levin is the vice president of artists, estates and foundations, responsible for strategic planning and legacy building. Before joining AAP, Levin worked at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council for more than 12 years, where she played a leadership role in the development, administration and artistic direction of major initiatives such as the Arts Center at Governors Island; the River To River Festival; and the organization’s Artist Residency programs. Previously, Melissa has held positions at Andrea Rosen Gallery, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and Artforum International Magazine as well as worked as an independent curator and writer.
Melissa received a B.A. with honors in Visual Art and Art History from Barnard College. She currently serves on the board of the Alliance of Artists Communities.