the team

Daniel Callahan

Daniel Callahan

Co-Producer

Daniel Callahan is a multimedia artist, filmmaker and designer. Merging a legion of disciplines including painting, digital photography, film, music, writing and performance, Daniel works to craft immersive experiences incorporating story, ritual, and the human form to explore aspects of resilience and mysticism.

Lynn DuVal Luse

Lynn DuVal Luse

Public Relations

As Director of Marketing and Programming for the Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket, Lynn DuVal Luse oversaw public and media relations, and developed a series of scholarly lectures and innovative concerts at some of the nation’s most important historic landmarks.

Ashleigh Gordon

Ashleigh Gordon

Co-Producer

Described as a “charismatic and captivating performer,” violist Ashleigh Gordon is an active performer appearing with such groups as Grammy-award winning BMOP, A Far Cry, Boston Landmarks Orchestra, and the Boston Ballet. She is co-founder, Artistic/Executive Director and violist of Castle of our Skins.

Castle of Our Skins

Castle of Our Skins

Co-Producer

Castle of our Skins is a Black arts institution dedicated to fostering cultural curiosity and celebrating Black artistry through music. In classrooms, concert halls, and beyond, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into ​Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated ​figures of past and present.

Nicole Maxey

Nicole Maxey

Public Relations

Nicole Maxey is a knowledgeable, energetic publicist, business strategist, and event curator with a results-driven record of accomplishments. She thrives on implementing clients’ initiatives. She is the Founder and Principal of MaxeymizePR, LLC, a Boston-based boutique public relations firm.

Create & Record

Create & Record

Co-Producer

Create & Record (C&R) is Daniel Callahan's multimedia production and design company. C&R specializes in creating engaging, artistic and culturally innovative design, content, products and experiences for a mainstream audience.

Jacqui Dumornay

Jacqui Dumornay

Production Coordinator

Jacqui has a background in art based event planning having worked at the MFA Boston, a private gallery, and a satellite show of Miami’s Art Basel.




The Arnold Arboretum

The Arnold Arboretum

Host

A 281-acre preserve in the heart of Boston, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University stewards one of the world’s most comprehensive and best documented collections of temperate woody plants, with particular focus on the floras of eastern North America and eastern Asia.