Interim Executive Director
Leo has been a dedicated member of our photographic community and a dear friend to the gallery. He has written extensively about photography and co-curated several exhibitions at Silver Eye, and was on the curatorial team of the first edition of Silver Eye’s Radial Survey. Leo holds a PhD in Anthropology from New York University and a Certificate in Culture & Media.
Deputy Director of Programs
Helen Trompeteler has over eighteen years of experience leading exhibitions and partnerships for internationally recognized art collections including the Royal Collection and the National Portrait Gallery, London. She has written extensively on photography for numerous books and art publications worldwide. Her curatorial practice is dedicated to supporting and sharing the work of underrepresented artists working with photography.
Deputy Director of Operations
Jillian Daniels is a mixed-media artist, curator, and designer specializing in communication design. She holds a BS and BA from University at Buffalo and is a McNair Fellow whose research is grounded in historical narratives and design theory to better understand social, political, built, and cultural environments through visual and graphic storytelling.
Sean Stewart is a photographer and artist with deep experience in digital printing, scanning, framing, and art handling. He holds a BFA from Drexel University and has shared his work at Silver Eye, VICE, and Juxtapose. Stewart’s work is quiet and contemplative, and his subject matter is centered around contemporary American issues.