Maria Yoon (Founder, CEO of PMT/Senior Lecturer, Conversant in Korean)
Maria has been employed continuously for the last 20 years as a museum educator and consultant. Her work has been seen in Little Kid Big City and she was recently involved at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for their Lunar New Year Festival. Maria is a successful artist in their own right, as well as a film-maker and performance artist. Maria's previous work includes "Maria the Korean Bride," which is listed on the Huffington Post as one of "The 10 documentaries about artists in love you need to watch."
Belbelin Mojica (Senior Lecturer, Fluent in Spanish)
Belbelin is a native New Yorker working in museums throughout the city for the past twenty years. She is currently affiliated with the NYC Board of Education where she teaches a curriculum covering Ancient Civilizations through the Modern/Contemporary Era. Belbelin is also an Education Program Coordinator, handling special events specifically for K-12. She has familiarity with institutions throughout New York City, including the Bronx and Queens.
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren (Senior Lecturer, Fluent in French and Italian)
Alexandra attended the Lycée Français in New York and obtained a B.A. in Modern/Contemporary French and Italian Literature from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She holds M.A.s in English Education and Art History, has worked in art publishing for thirty years, and has been a museum educator since 2008.
Lauren Ebin (Senior Lecturer)
Lauren has been working in museums in NYC and overseas since 1998, both on the curatorial side and as a museum educator. In addition to teaching groups of all ages, including training other educators in museum education practice and approaches, Lauren has curated exhibits in museums in NYC and Argentina. As an archaeologist and art historian with an M.A. and Master of Philosophy degrees in Art History and Archaeology, Lauren has spent more than ten field seasons excavating in Argentina, France, Greece, and Israel. In her leisure time, Lauren is an accomplished swing dancer.
William Ambler (Senior Lecturer)
William is an educator at The Morgan Library & Museum and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Previously, he served as an adjunct professor of art history at NYU and as a researcher and lecturer in European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. His primary areas of research are Spanish Golden Age painting and European Baroque art generally, but his real joy currently comes from taking his daughters, aged 3 and 6, around the museums in New York. He received his A.B. from Princeton University, his M.A. in Architectural History from the Courtauld Institute, and his Ph.D. in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
Will Twersky (Lecturer)
Will is a native New Yorker with over a year of experience working in art and history museums. He holds a B.A. from Bucknell University and is completing his M.A. from New York University. Will specializes in Greek and Roman art history, as he spent this past summer working on an excavation team in Thebes, Greece.
Michelle Y. Loh (Chinese Guide/Consultant)
Michelle is an accomplished and experienced visual arts consultant and curator. Working between New York and Asia, she brings together artists, collectors, and art venues to create mutually advantageous dialogues and visionary collaborations.
Christian Breed (Lecturer, Fluent in Spanish and Italian) Christian received a B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design, an M.F.A. from Hunter College (CUNY) in 2017, and an Advanced Curatorial Certificate from Hunter College (CUNY) in 2017. He has also worked and exhibited in Italy from 2003-2012. Christian is a recipient of the 2015 Kossak Travel Grant and is a co-curator of Copy Translate Repeat from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (2018).
Ramona Fagbore (Lecturer)
Ramona is a visual artist, teacher, and museum educator living in Brooklyn. She is passionate about art and has a degree in Art History from Brooklyn College. She’s also trained in the Montessori method of teaching young children.
Yasmine Chokrane (Proficient in Darija and French)
Yasmine is an aspiring undergraduate student at Yale University. When she's not writing, she loves reading poetry, exploring NYC, visiting art museums, and enjoying a variety of different music tastes.