Casey Droege
Boss Lady


Droege is a cultural producer and artist, and arts consultant. Her work moves between social practice and curatorial ventures. Droege holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and 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, and Temporary Art Review.  Recent exhibitions include: Space Gallery, Pittsburgh; Threewalls, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit; Passerby, Los Angeles; and Chatham University, Pittsburgh.


Eriko Hattori
Connection Coordinator


Hattori is an artist and communications coordinator with a BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. Hattori’s four years at RISD gave her great knowledge on the operations of the contemporary art world and exposed her to a wide array of artists who are practicing on a national and global level. She recently had a show in Brooklyn and has exhibited work in Pittsburgh, New York, New Orleans, and Providence, RI.

Johanna Lasner
Chief Buzz Maker


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. 


Corrine Jasmin
Concept Facilitator


Jasmin works in Pittsburgh as an event coordinator, workshop instructor, writer, and artist. She has exhibited work and given poetry readings and performances in various spaces throughout Pittsburgh. Her work often floats around the Black queer narrative. Corrine regularly works towards creating and hosting platforms for artists of color and women. 




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