Board of Curators
Board of Curators
CEO and founder of AllArtWorks and full time artist originally from West Michigan, based in NYC.
“My entire life has been spent studying, making, and selling art - my own and the art of others. It’s part of a deep passion to help connect Americans with fine art. It has also been a priority throughout my career, as well as giving back to local and national charities.”
Tyler attended the New York Studio School and The New York Academy of Art. His passion for studying art has taken him to most of the major museums across Europe.
In addition to AllArtWorks, he founded Portraits for Purpose - a charity event, and the non-profit Fire Barn Gallery.
Artist and arts management, exhibits, and sales.
“I have curated multiple shows in NYC and have sold work by many notable modern, post war and contemporary artists.”
Mike Coleman studied at Dartmouth College and the New York Studio School.
He founded NYC-based artist management company Second Ave Arts, which represents national and international artists.
Artist and Artist Relations Manager AllArtWorks.
“I have juried, produced and curated art shows in West Michigan and NYC for the past 13 years.”
Chris Protas studied painting at Cornish College of the Arts and The New York Studio School where he was awarded 3 full-year scholarships. He also received multiple travel awards to study abroad.
Chris has worked with hundreds of artists over the last decade. He co-founded the non-profit Fire Barn Gallery in Grand Haven, MI. & has collaborated with many of the most prominent arts organizations in the state including the Detroit Institute of Arts, GRAM, UICA, Kendall College of the Arts, Muskegon Museum of Art and Grand Rapids ArtPrize.
Artist with 10 years art business experience.
“As well as being an artist myself, I have devoted many years to the administrative and business side of the arts.”
Ellen Trumbo attended Knox college on a full scholarship before continuing her studies at the New York Studio School. She also received the Chautauqua Institution of Art Summer Residency award.
Ellen was an original board member and administrator for Grand Haven ArtWalk. She has assisted in the development and production of numerous events and art shows in West Michigan and New York City over the last decade.