Brad Ford MBA – Director

Bradley Ford is a native Erie artist who has been producing art work to enrich the community for more than 30 years. Brad’s diverse artistic background includes a BFA in Animation from Edinboro University and a MBA from Western Governors school. His professional experience includes his work as a graphic designer, web developer, painter, and as set designer for numerous dance and theatre performances, including Lake Erie Ballet’s 2012 production Blue Ballet. While living in Salt Lake City for 8 years, Brad’s work was pivotal in planning the Utah Arts Festival and in Erie has been instrumental with the productions of CelebratErie, Erie Crime Victim’s Center Midday Dance Breaks, and regularly displays original artwork throughout the community. Urraro Gallery hosted his 2013 solo show of paintings, assemblage, and sculpture, “Of Rag-Dolls and Rocket-ships. Brads work has also been juried selected for the 2021 Erie Art Museum Spring Show., Brad has also been a strategic partner in the development of PACA and a founding member of Radius Co-Work space. Brad’s work with Erie Art Gallery has him currently experimenting with digital art and developing a proprietary Blockchain to use with “tokenizing” its collection and offering the service to local artists.

Annie Rosenthal – MAM –

Community Engagement

A perfect blend of  the logical and artistic, Annie Rosenthal helps to keep Erie Art Company grounded in realism while allowing for lots of exuberant process. Annie’s background in public relations, management, human resources, and management help guide the focus of the company and bring forth a sustainable process. Annie also jumps in with her superb problem-solving capabilities when an artistic endeavor has hit a snag. She is always elbow-deep in the flow of the work and her ability to engage the public brings them into the fold of EAC’s mission.

Margo Wolfe PHD – Program Director

Margo’s work spans a wide road that focuses on everything from education, language, art, writing, and social activism. A teacher and innovator, she likes to work on several projects at once that often merge into a collaboration between unlikely entities. Margo helps to direct the funding initiatives for EACinc and provide a linear organizational pattern to the company. Currently, she is preparing preliminary work for the Noodlefish Productions interactive art park

Theresa Gamble MA –
Erie Art History Consultant

Theresa is the Director of Library and Archives at the Hagen History Center. She holds an MA in Public History, is a Certified Records Manager, a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional, and an Information Governance Professional. She has studied art at Edinboro University and MassArt. She is active in her neighborhood, and outside of it, being the project manager at the Hurry Hill Maple Museum in Edinboro for over 10 years. Her interests are many, and she is committed to and enthusiastic about creating purposeful and aesthetically pleasing public and private spaces. She values preserving buildings and art and those things with enduring qualities.