TITLE: Senior Program Officer
FUNDING AREAS: Visual arts, writing, fine art
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PROFILE: James Bewley is a Senior Program Officer at The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. His website bio shares:
James Bewley is Senior Program Officer at the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in New York. Prior to joining the Foundation, he served as Director of Public Programs & Education at the UCLA Hammer Museum in Los Angeles where he was responsible for organizing hundreds of lectures, screenings, and cultural events. Bewley is also a visual artist, performer, and writer, whose work has been presented at venues around the country, including recent appearances at the SF Sketchfest, Hell Yes Festival in New Orleans, ANT Fest at Ars Nova, NYC Podfest, SOLOFEST, and the Gotham Storytelling Festival. He has participated in the acclaimed storytelling/comedy events How I Learned Series, Tom Shillue’s A Funny Story, The Soundtrack Series, Literary Death Match, Punch Up Your Life with Pete Holmes & Jessi Klein, Split Personality, Yum’s The Word, and Dead Darlings.
He began his comedy career in San Francisco with the sketch group, Killing My Lobster and performed with Theatre de la Jeune Lune in Minneapolis. Bewley is also an alumni of Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center for new works on Long Island. He received training at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. He is a co-creator and voice talent for the award-winning web animations, Strindberg and Helium, and is the producer and host of the performance/podcast project, Dale Radio. A member of SAG-AFTRA, Bewley received an honorary BA in Theater from Brown University and his BFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design. He lives in Brooklyn.