ROBIN GLAZER is The Creative Center's Director, former art director, and first artist-in-residence. Robin has a BA in Dance and Film from CUNY and holds an MS in Child Development from Hunter College. Trained as a painter and printmaker, Robin was an art teacher and arts coordinator for the NYC Department of Education for more than 15 years. A cancer survivor and mother of five, Robin speaks internationally about the power of arts in healthcare and is dedicated to continuing the momentum of hospital artist-in-residence programs throughout the United States.

ALISON SMITH is the Director of Operations at The Creative Center & Houston Street Center at University Settlement. Alison has a BA in Sociology from Ithaca College with 10 years experience in the non-profit sector. Alison's passion for connecting communities has led to collaborations between various programs for Creative Center participants including people living with illness and older adults.