Sarika Sanyal is a recent graduate of the Masters of Arts Management program at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and has spent the last year as Manager of Programming & Advancement for Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND). During her graduate journey, she also supported the Heinz College Office of Diversity and Inclusion at CMU and served as Program Director of Future Tenant, a graduate student-led arts enterprise that deploys pop-up programming in the Pittsburgh region. Prior to this, Sarika worked in the visual arts in Los Angeles for nine years at various organizations from for profit to nonprofit institutions. Leading up to attending graduate school, Sarika led an artist management team at Tappan Collective, managed small to large scale exhibitions at MOCA LA, provided education support at LACMA in addition to management work in local galleries. Through these experiences she has been an advocate of the arts community to support the vitality that the arts carries and envisions continuing this work through a social impact lens to empower organizations.
Project: Sarika will develop a comprehensive plan to launch a new patron level under the guidance of the Development and Communications teams: the Family Circle, aimed at engaging families and raising funds to support exhibitions and public programs.