Mal Montoya

President and CEO

With thirty plus years of experience as a community leader, Mal Montoya merges the intersection of art, social equity and economic development into all aspects of his role as President & Chief Executive Officer. In addition to overseeing the fulfillment...

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Riley Niemack

Gallery Director, Chair of Curatorial Advisory Committee

Riley Niemack is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Curious about the simple nature of our existence, her practice is inspired by personal reflections and examinations of everyday intricacies. Her most recent works use video performance, sculpture,...

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Nicole Shaver

Operations Manager

As MARN’s Operations Manager, Nicole Shaver manages key daily operations in support of all initiatives across the organization including the communications for membership correspondence and centralized information.  She is committed to the artistic community in southeastern Wisconsin, regularly exhibiting and...

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Cristina Ossers

Creative Content Manager

Cristina of DocMyArt is onboarding as MARN’s new Creative Content Manager. They’re excited to share their love for documenting with a team that is as passionate about highlighting and celebrating the creativity in our community as they are! Cristina will...

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Sam Woods

Communications Manager

Sam is a journalist and podcast producer living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As MARN’s Communications Manager, Sam helps MARN and its members be seen in public news forums, and get the recognition they deserve. Sam is always looking for stories that...

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Whitney Salgado


As a local artist, Whitney is onboarding as the MARN MARKETPLACE Manager and is excited to connect with guests over work from Milwaukee creatives. Whitney believes art is a vehicle for community, providing perspectives to connect patrons through conversations. After...

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Ashleigh Edgerson

Event Coordinator

Ashleigh Edgerson is the Event Coordinator for MARN. She is a dynamic leader with a mission to equip communities to advance equity and create spaces where everyone is safe, valued, and respected. Her passion for events started in a rose garden...

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