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Permanent Collection + Archives


Nicole Goldberg

Executive Director

Nicole Goldberg has been a non-profit professional for the visual arts for over twenty years, having served as Director of Development at Art Omi in Columbia County and Director of Development at The Drawing Center in SoHo. She also worked for several years as a grant writer at The Jewish Museum and The Museum of Modern Art in New York.  Nicole has taught the course Development for the Visual Arts at the NYU M.A.Visual Arts Administration program and holds a B.A. in the History of Art from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in Modern Art and Critical Theory from Columbia University. She splits her time between her brownstone in Brooklyn and modern farmhouse in Saugerties with her husband, two children, and two dogs. She is a passionate vegan and avid knitter!



Elizabeth Keithline

Exhibitions Director

Elizabeth Keithline has held director positions in museums and galleries since 2004. Doing business as Wheel Arts Administration, she recently completed a 14-year contract with the Rhode Island State Council On The Arts. During her time there, she founded and managed Rhode Island’s Contemporary Art In State Government and Airport Gallery programs, accessioning and exhibiting over 1,200 pieces through private corporate donations. In addition, she twice served as interim Gallery Director at Wheaton College, where she curated shows, worked in collections and managed loans that came from all over the United States. As an independent curator working in New York City, her clients included SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Mark Miller Gallery and the Governors Island Art Fair. Exhibitions she has curated have garnered reviews in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Art New England and the Hartford Courant, among others. Keithline has written for Sculpture Magazine, Public Art Review, and the Americans For The Arts. Elizabeth and her husband, bass player Jeff Keithline, moved to Woodstock full time with their dog Polly in 2019. They have 3 adult children.


Beth Humphrey

Director of Education & Public Programs

Beth Humphrey was born and raised in New York City and studied printmaking at Minneapolis College of Art and Design and surface design at Oregon College of Art and Craft and has shown her work nationally. Beth has had residencies at the Ucross Foundation and at the Penland School and was a NYFA Mark Fellow in 2009. In 2005 Beth co-founded Art Lab, an arts-based non-profit that promotes free and low-cost arts programming for children based in the Hudson Valley of New York. She has served as the Education Curator for the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum since 2007. Beth lives with her husband—the poet Guy Reed, and two daughters in Saugerties NY.

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Emily Jones

Archivist & Collections Manager

Emily Jones is the WAAM Archivist, a position she has held since 2005. She received a Master of Science in Library and Information Science with a concentration in archives from Simmons College in Boston. She is a member of the Society of American Archivists and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference. Prior to her tenure as an archivist, in addition to assorted administrative jobs she served two years as an AmeriCorps*VISTA for a non-profit AIDS service organization.

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Emily Gaynor Porto

Marketing Director

Emily Gaynor Porto has worked in the arts for over fifteen years, with organizations throughout the U.S. and internationally. She began her career in Arts PR at Stacy Bolton Communications, an agency that specializes in the visual arts. She later served as Press and Marketing Director at The Drawing Center before moving to her hometown of Portland, Oregon, where she worked at Portland Art Museum and several galleries and arts non-profits. Emily holds a B.A. from Vassar College and an M.A. from the University of London, where an internship at Tate Modern first sparked a dedication to working in the arts. She recently relocated to Cooperstown, NY, where she lives with her twin children and their dad, architect Ben Porto.


Emmaline Nathans

Gallery Manager

Emmaline Nathans is an artist with experience in inventory management, arts administration, and studio assistance. She received a BA in History and Studio Art from Connecticut College in 2019. She also studied at Studio Arts College International in Florence, Italy. She recently relocated to Kingston.