Discovering AYN

Discovering AYN in partnership with Art Frankly is once a month program that welcomes the public into AYN Foundation long term presentations at Mana Contemporary to further learn and understand the practice of their featured artists: John Chamberlain, Dan Flavin, Michael Heizer, Rammellzee, Fred Sandback and Andy Warhol.


This program is made possible though a fellowship program in partnership with Art Frankly. Each intern focuses in one artists for a duration of three months to develop and present the public program. Would you like to apply to the fellowhip? Click here.


Meet the fellows:


Kate Meadows

Kate earned her B.A. from the University of North Carolina in 2020, where she studied a mixture of literature and art history. Prior to volunteering with Monira, Kate worked on program development with the literary nonprofit Poets House and headed an arts education program in her community, CampWrite UNC. She now lives in Brooklyn and servest as an associate editor for the publication 86 Logic. 


Fellowship period Jan-Mar, 2022

Focus artist: Andy Warhol

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Emily Sussman

Emily has worked at for-profit arts spaces including Kaufmann Repetto and Paula Cooper Gallery.  She has a masters degree from the Institute of Fine Arts in  and has curated a number of shows featuring emerging artists throughout New York City.  In addition, Emily maintains her own curatorial and advising practice as well as events for Young Collector’s League, NY


Fellowship period May-Jul, 2022

Focus artist: John Chamberlain

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