MISSION

MISSION

The Liu Shiming Art Foundation was founded in 2021 to preserve the works of acclaimed Chinese artist Liu Shiming, as well as for the advancement of the global discourse surrounding the arts, history and culture. The fund aims to support art students & emerging artists by encouraging the creation of all forms of art and multicultural study. The Foundation goals are to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of Asian art forms and to contextualize them within a global purview. Engaging students and artists to conceptualize the creative process by focusing on a multicultural East/West perspective should be fundamental to the human experience.

VISION

The foundation aims to create an engaged platform that collectively support the creation of arts, the study of art history and culture. It also shares aesthetic meanings, inclusiveness, and humanities of the art.

ADVISORY BOARD

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Jennifer Adams, M.D.

Assistant professor and codirector of the Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program at New York University

Dr. Jennifer Adams is an assistant professor and codirector of the Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program at New York University, where she also works with the Violet Society, a program providing mentoring experiences that promote student wellbeing and professional development. A lifelong fascination with China began at Bowdoin, when Jennifer spent her junior year studying in Beijing. She went on to graduate cum laude with a degree in Asian studies and serves a large Chinese population in her role as primary care physician at Gouverneur Health, a city-owned healthcare facility affiliated with the NYU School of Medicine. Jennifer also serves on the Board of Trustees of Bowdoin College and Xavier University of Louisiana and as a board member of Boardman Cottage.

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Geoffrey M. Glick

Vice President of Philanthropy for American Forests

Geoffrey M. Glick currently serves as Vice President of Philanthropy for American Forests, one of the oldest conservation organizations in the United States with a mission that’s more timely than ever. He has had extensive leadership experience supporting mission-driven organizations across a range of sectors, including education, the environment, humanitarian aid, and the arts. Prior to joining American Forests, Geoffrey served as Vice President of External Relations for Macaulay Honors College at CUNY where he helped establish the Liu Shiming endowed travel fellowship for students. His previous experience with leading arts organizations included senior positions at Lincoln Center Institute for Arts in Education and the Institute of Fine Arts – NYU, and the American Federation of Arts. He holds a graduate degree in film from Columbia University and earned his BA from Bard College at Simon’s Rock.

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Eric Haley

Senior Managing Director and Head

North America at OMERS Private Equity

Mr.Haley joined OMERS in 2011 as a Managing Director in the New York office. Previously to it, he worked at Tailwind Capital, Boston Ventures Management and Morgan Stanley. Over the course of his career, he has served on several private company boards. Eric currently is on the boards of Alexander Mann Solutions, EPIQ (formerly DTI), Inmar, Paradigm Outcomes, Community Veterinary Partners, and TurnPoint Services. Eric received a BA from Bowdoin College, magna cum laude, in Mathematics/Economics, and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

 

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Jennie Rosenthal

The past Chair of the national board of The Planned Parenthood Action Fund

and member of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships

Jennie Rosenthal is immediate past Chair of the national board of The Planned Parenthood Action Fund, was appointed by President Joe Biden and serves as a member of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, is Vice President of the  Board of The Ohio Innocence Project, is an Emeritus Trustee of the Contemporary Arts Center, a member of The Democracy Alliance and Board Member of the Democracy Alliance and Strategic Victory Fund, and is Co-Director of the Rosenthal Family Foundation.  The mission is to improve the social and economic fabric of Cincinnati focusing on affordable housing, food insecurity, social and criminal justice, education, women’s rights, environmental preservation, and innovative programs in the arts. Jennie has worked on fundraising and leading grassroots efforts for local, state and national political campaigns, serving on the National Finance Committee for President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, Secretary Clinton in 2016, and President Joe Biden in 2020. She’s a member of the Ohio Progressive Collaborative and Maine Democracy Collaborative. She has served on a number of boards over the past 20 years including The Contemporary Arts Center where she served as  Chair, The Seven Hills School, Findlay Market, Teton Valley Ranch Camp, located in Jackson Hole Wyoming, where she served as Chair, and she founded and led the University of Cincinnati Rowing Alumni Association

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Andy Serwer

Editor-in-chief of Yahoo Finance

Andy Serwer was managing editor of FORTUNE from 2006 to 2014. From 2001 to 2006, he served as the business anchor for CNN’s American Morning. He is also an executive fellow at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. He graduated from Bowdoin with departmental honors in history and served as president of Kappa Psi Upsilon, and has an MBA from Emory University and an MS from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Bowdoin College and as a board member of Industrial Transformation Advisory Board of Institute of Internet Industry at Tsinghua University.