Advisory Board

Maureen Bunyan is a veteran television news broadcaster and a primary anchor for ABC 7.  Ms. Bunyan anchors the 6 p.m. weeknight newscasts.

Named a “Washingtonian of the Year” in 1992, Ms. Bunyan has an extensive record of service to the community. She is a founder and board member of the International Women’s Media Foundation, which serves women in the media in 100 countries. She is a founder of the National Association of Black Journalists. She also serves on the National Advisory Board of the Casey Journalism Center on Children & Families, the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital Women’s Advisory Board, the Advisory Committee of Women in Film & Video and is a board member of Women of Washington.

Oz Scott is an accomplished and award-winning television, theatrical and motion picture director.  In his two decades plus years of experience, Scott has directed hundreds of television episodes along with dozens of stage productions, made-for-TV movies and motion pictures.

A pioneer in the field of corporate social responsibility, Taylor has developed groundbreaking strategies and initiatives as a corporate executive for major global brands, including Starbucks and Eastman Kodak. From the establishment of micro-loan programs and price equity standards for coffee farmers in Central America, recognized by the World Environment Center with its 2006 Gold Medal Award, t o educational opportunities and clean water programs for impoverished children in China and Africa, Ms. Taylor has set new standards for corporate philanthropy and social investment. She launched the Guatemala Education Initiative, in partnership with Save the Children, providing educational opportunities for indigenous children in coffee-growing regions, and the China Education Program for children in impoverished rural provinces.

H E M P H I L L  opened as a commercial gallery in September of 1993. The exhibition schedule features
contemporary art ranging in media from emerging to mid-career and established artists. In addition to these shows the gallery mounts exhibitions of historically significant artwork and socially relevant subjects. The diversity of this schedule is designed to showcase important talent and provide artwork appealing to a broad range of interests.

The gallery staff: Mary Early, George Hemphill, Shira Farber and Andrew Bain (Preparator).

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