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Announcing the addition of six new board members at Artspace

On behalf of Artspace, New Haven’s leading non-profit contemporary art venue, Board Chair Matt Maleska announces the addition of six new members to its Board— Fred Borrelli, Howard Hebel, Kyle Kearson, Jane Lubin, Kimbirly Moriarty, and Lucy McClure— effective July 1, 2017.

Fred Borelli is Chief Administrative Officer for Yale Medicine  at the Yale School of Medicine. He is responsible for providing executive leadership for the efficient operation of all YM central supporting clinical business services and collaborates with the clinical chairs, clinical lead administrators and practice managers to deploy measure and enforce key practice operational standards.  YM delivers  clinical services to Yale-New Haven Hospital through 22 clinical departments/centers with over 2,000 clinical providers in more than 350 practice locations throughout Connecticut. Fred holds a Master’s in Medical Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Rochester.  He has held leadership positions in many community-based organizations, including The United Way, Knights of Columbus and others.


Howard Hebel is associate principal at Newman Architects in New Haven, where he has emphasized projects for urban mixed-use development, education, and the arts since graduating from Yale School of Architecture in 1983. His life-long involvement in the arts has included cofounding South of Market Artists  (SOMA) in San Francisco and helping organize Open Studios there—the original inspiration for New Haven’s event presented by Artspace. Chorale.  He has served a 12-year stint in the New Haven Chorale; taught photography at Educational Center for the arts; and is interested in opportunities for promoting collaboration across media and organizations to tap the arts’ power to enrich community life.


Kyle Kearson is a contemporary artist born and raised in New Haven, CT. He holds a BFA in sculpture/ceramics from the University of Connecticut where he served as Vice President of the UConn Association of Ceramic Artists and Chair of the Installation Committee for the 2016 BFA Exhibition. Currently, he works as a Museum Technician at the Yale Center for British Art within the Installation department. His artistic practice revolves around conceptual sculpture with objects that highlight materiality and often hold a symbolic presence reflecting our social climate.



Dr. Jane Lubin is a retired ophthalmologist who has pursued art as both a mixed media artist, and a teacher and lecturer in contemporary art. In addition to a medical degree, she has a degree in Interior Design. She is an artist member of the Silvermine Guild of Artists. As president of the Women’s Caucus for Art—Connecticut Chapter, she has curated area group shows, including a collaborative installation at the University of New Haven’s Seton Gallery, Fairfield Arts Council and the University of Connecticut Art Gallery. She has had solo shows at Westport Arts Center, Fairfield Arts Council, and at Silvermine. She has served as chair of the Westport Arts Center solo shows in 2009, and a juror of the Westport Downtown Merchants Association Summer Arts Festival. Her artworks are in the permanent collection of Norwalk Community College.


Kimbirly Moriarty is the Chief Strategy Officer for Yale Medicine, a multi-specialty group practice whose physicians are the clinical faculty of the Yale University School of Medicine. With over 1,500 providers in more than 100 specialties, YM is one of the largest academic medical practices in the country. Kim leads strategic planning initiatives and is responsible for growth of the physician network, alliances and partnerships, ambulatory planning, and clinical program development. She completed her bachelor’s degree in business at University of Vermont and her Master’s in Administrative Studies at Boston College.



Luciana Quagliato McClure is an artist, educator, photographer and community organizer.  A native of Brazil, she has lived in the New Haven area since 1999. Lucy was a co-organizer and curator of the wildly successful Nasty Women New Haven Exhibition, which mobilized some 300 artists. Her passion lies in the arts, activism and women’s issues. She currently lives in Hamden with her two children and two dogs.




For thirty years, Artspace has been at the forefront of New Haven’s contemporary art scene, championing the ideas and artistic concerns of local artists and creating space for exhibitions on some of the most urgent issues of our time.  Its mission is to CONNECT artists, audiences and resources; to CATALYZE artistic activity; and to enrich art experiences and activate art spaces. Touchstone programs like our Summer Apprenticeship for New Haven Public School students, our City-Wide Open Studios festival, and our Flatfile, which brings needed attention to exceptional works on paper, together provide artists with unparalleled access to audiences, space, resources, and to one another. This year, Artspace is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a series of exhibitions and programs and an endowment campaign to mark “Three Decades of Change.”

Artspace receives exhibition and operating support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, City of New Haven Economic Development Office & Arts Culture & Tourism, the Connecticut Office of the Arts, Greater New Haven Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Art, Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Endowment for the Arts, Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, Mabel Burchard Fisher Grant Foundation, First Niagara Foundation, New Alliance Foundation, Yale University, local businesses and individual Friends of Artspace.