Heather Pontonio is the art program director of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation. She manages the Foundation’s national biennial Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award and the Marketplace Empowerment for Artists programs.
In this podcast, Artrepreneur Founder and CEO, Grace Cho speaks with Heather Pontonio, the art program director of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation. The organization’s mission to tackle educational issues facing a variety of sectors is driven by a desire to make a national impact, and that mission has been fiercely adhered to within its arts initiative. The Tremaine Foundation began funding university programs roughly 15 years ago, with the goal of creating coursework that teaches business skills to artists.
Grace Cho is the Founder and CEO of Artrepreneur by Orangenius. She has an artist heart and business mind. With over 25 years of experience in the financial services, media, entertainment, and private equity industries, she has transformed global business units at GE Capital, NBCU, and Nielsen.