Jerry Beck is an artist, poet, educator and community leader. His artwork has been exhibited widely including at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum, Artists Space in New York City, Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Capp Street Project in San Francisco, Mass MoCA, Snug Harbor Cultural Center in NY, Creative Time’s “Art on the Beach.” Beck has gotten many grants including multiple National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grants, Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Arts International grant, New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) grants, and multiple Massachusetts Cultural Council grants.
Coraly Rivera is from Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. She is a Community Leader, Spanish Teacher and Advisor of the Multicultural Club at Fitchburg High School. She has a passion for Latino culture and enjoys empowering young people to believe that anything is possible. Coraly has a Business Degree form Fitchburg State University and an Associates Degree in Managerial Accounting from The University of Puerto Rico. She is a mother of four and enjoys exercise, reading, dancing, animals, and designing fashions.
Jose Gonzalez became The Revolving Museum’s first youth advisor in 1988. Since then, he and his twin sister Becky have been a major force behind the museum’s success. Jose has participated in numerous art projects including: as the Director of Tours as part of “The Secret Ark of Icon Park,” with the Institute of Contemporary Art at the Charlestown Navy Yard; Artist/educator for the “CRUMBS COMPANY,” with the Boston Foundation and the Miami, Florida, Public Schools; “POWERHOUSE,” Boston Children’s Museum; Visual/performance artist for “Wonder’s of the World: Pinball ARTcade & Side-Show,” at the Boston Center for the Arts; and artist for the “Pie In The Sky Company” at the Institute of Contemporary Art. Boston, MA. Jose has a long history working with people with challenging mental health issue and disabilities.
Becky Cruz-Crosson is a clinician at the Commonwealth and Mental Health and Wellness Center in Boston, MA., where she works with adults and adolescents doing individual therapy and school based counseling. She attended Gordon College and graduated with a B.A. in Youth Ministries and Biblical Studies. After graduating college, Becky worked as a youth worker for Straight Ahead Ministries, a faith based organization that works with juvenile offenders. In this role, she was overseeing their girls programming for approximately four years. She helped girls mature spiritually and successfully transition back into their communities. This not only contributed to lowering recidivism in Boston, but also provided young women with a sense of purpose. Her passion for working with youth and families led her to pursue her Masters in Mental Health Counseling at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Becky and her husband are licensed ministers at Morning Star Baptist Church in Mattapan, MA. The couple live in Boston, MA.
David Serrano is an avid PC gamer turned web developer. He has taken time out of his schedule to develop The Revolving Museum website. It’s usually a fight but the job gets done. Aside with fighting with the website David can also be found doing home repair for friends. If you find any errors or are having trouble with the website he can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org