Photo by Ivette Spradlin

Photo by Ivette Spradlin


Casey Droege
Executive Director


Droege is a cultural producer and artist. Her work moves between social practice and curatorial ventures. Droege worked her way through a BFA from the School of the Art Institute and, years later, an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of the Arts. She recently left her roles in academia - as an Assistant Professor at AI Pittsburgh and Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University - to launch CDCP. Her work has been written about in the New York Times, Quartz, Next Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Temporary Art Review, and more. Recent exhibitions include: Space Gallery, Pittsburgh; Threewalls, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit; Passerby, Los Angeles; and Chatham University, Pittsburgh.


Johanna Lasner
Assistant Director


Lasner is a curator and artist with formal studies in photography and interior design. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh, she lived in the United Kingdom, Canada and the Caribbean. During her time in Pittsburgh, she has worked with CDCP,  The Carnegie Museum of Art, and GalleriE Chiz. She recently curated the Ramin Project, by artist Aurora Zanabria, in her native country of Ecuador. Lasner's passion for community has taken her to participate in sociocultural projects such as Canadian Mill Woods Assembly Medical Mission in Guatemala, Latinas Connect, and Madres Latinas of Pittsburgh. 

Aisha White
Project Manager


White is an event coordinator and social entrepreneur with a strong interest in the Arts and global development. Having graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Business and Marketing, White has worked for a variety of nonprofits and cultural institutions both locally and nationally. Currently working as a Project manager for Casey Droege Cultural Productions, she has a strong interest in supporting a sustainable arts economy and working at the intersection of arts and enterprise.


937 Liberty Ave.

2nd Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15222


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