Effective January 1, 2014 the Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY, has announced the appointment of two women. Victoria Hertz as Executive Director, and Carole Perry As Executive Artistic Director.

“A number of outstanding exhibits in recent years has drawn an increasing audience to the Hopper House,” said Kara Sheridan, President of the Hopper House Board of Trustees. “Vickie Hertz has been one of our most active fundraisers in the past couple of years and she will focus on development for the Hopper House. We are fortunate to be able to draw on her dedication and enthusiasm. We are also fortunate to continue to have Carole Perry’s expertise in managing our exhibits and programming, and publicizing our shows.”

Vickie Hertz served as a Traveling Exhibition Registrar at the American Federation of the Arts, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. She is also co-owner of IsaVi Designs, a women’s jewelry and textile company. In 2011, she helped launch the Year of Edward Hopper that showcased a loan show of the artist’s work from the Whitney Museum.

The Edward Hopper House, Nyack, is the birthplace and childhood home of artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967). Since 1971 it has operated as a non-profit multi-arts center with a mission to preserve Edward Hopper’s birthplace as well as to encourage and nurture community engagement with the arts.

Edward Hopper House Art Gallery, 82 N Broadway, Nyack. Gallery hours: Thurs-Sun, 1-5pm or by appt. Admission $5 adult, $3 Seniors. Members, students and children free.