Our Staff

James E. Modrick
Executive Director
jem@goartivate.org
301-588-4474

Peter H. Dalto
Director, Development and Communications
peter@goartivate.org
301-588-4475

Claire M. Schwadron
Senior Director,
Project Youth ArtReach
claire@goartivate.org
301-613-1335

Christina E. Walton
Office Manager
christina@goartivate.org
301-588-7525 x 105

Diana L. Schenck
Director,
Artist and Community Programming
diana@goartivate.org
301-588-7525 x 103

Manique A. Buckmon
Program Manager,
School and Community Programs
manique@goartivate.org
301-588-7525 x 106

Our Board

Julie Mack, President
Attorney; Cultural Arts Char; Vocalist

Kathy Bradham, Vice President
Retired School Administrator

Donald Hague, Treasurer
Project Analyst, Montgomery Housing Partnership

Erin Neill, Secretary
Senior Contracts Manager, IBM

Gregory Bruch
Partner, Bruch Hanna, LLC

Randy Chin
Past Cultural Arts Chair, Montgomery County Council of PTAs

Rouane Itani
Multilingual Media Producer/International Communications Consultant,
Aflama, LLC

Priscilla Peterson
Montgomery County Council of PTAs Cultural Arts Chair, Musician

Kimberly Singletary
CEO/Creative Director, Conceptual Geniuses

Andrew Stevens
Executive Director Human Resources – Compensation, Benefits & HRIS at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

For more information on board membership, please contact Executive Director, Jim Modrick.

Our Supporters

Artivate is thankful for our support we receive from people like you. Our programs benefit our community because of the following individuals and organizations. Includes support valued at $100 or more from July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017.


$50,000+

Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County
Beth Sullivan
Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation
Maryland State Arts Council

$20,000+

National Endowment for the Arts

$10,000+

Nancy Peery Marriott Foundation

$5,000+

City of Takoma Park
Corina Higginson Trust
Sharing Montgomery Fund, The Community Foundation for the National Capital Area 


$1,000+

Alternative Gifts of Greater Washington
Andrew Stevens
Carol Trawick
Don and Ann Hague
Erin Neill
Gregory Bruch
Jeanne Simon
Kathy and Doug Bradham
Linowitz Family Fund, The Community Foundation of the National Capital Area
Louise P. Zanar Fund
Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children Youth and Families Inc.
Montgomery County Executive’s Ball, The Community Foundation of the National Capital Area
Susan Klinger


$500+

Ashley Garrett
Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church
Catherine and Isiah Leggett
Cliff Moy
Harriett Crosby
James and Angela Modrick
John and Sheila Compton
Kathy Michels
Michael Dalto


$250+

Barbara Dalto
Busy Graham
Charles and Margaret Levin Family Foundation, Inc.
Janine Linden
Jody Marshall
Marc Mauer


$100+

Cricket Parmalee
David Peña
Dianne Curran
Eleanor Holsopple
Eliza and Dan Carney
Elizabeth Keeler
Georg and Janet Simon
Haussler & Associates, LLC
Jacqueline Achmedow
Judith Rae Peres
Julie Mack
LaMar Davis
Laurie Welch
Linda Simon
Marian Fryer
Mark and Elizabeth Roush
Nancy Graham
Not Your Average Joe’s, Silver Spring
Pamela Isreal
Peter Dalto
Priscilla and John Peterson
Promise Ann Ahlstrom
Reemberto Rodriguez and Geraldina Dominguez
Revere Bank (formerly Monument Bank)
Rivka Yerushalmi
Robert Veiga
Sabine Kolbeck
Sandy Moore
Seth Grimes
Sherryl Marshall
Stefan Bradham
Teresita Ferarra
Yoshitatsu and Shizuko Sei
Yoshitatsu and Shizuko Sei


Workplace Giving Support

United Way of the National Capital Area (#8635)
Combined Federal Campaign (#52466)
Montgomery Alliance for Community Giving (#M052)
Maryland Charity Campaign


In-Kind Support

American Visionary Art Museum
Barbara Hardaway
Centerstage
Cliff Moy
Emily Glazer and Karl Kosok
Maryland Youth Ballet
Performing Arts Center for African Cultures
School Of Rock Silver Spring
Signature Theatre
Strathmore Music Center

Artivate is most grateful for all contributions!

Every attempt has been made to properly recognize the contributions made by our generous donors. Please report any errors to office@goartivate.org.

Artivate is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive, and by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County and by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.