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.
Heidi Feinstein Founder of the quick-service, whole-foods restaurants Life Alive, In 2004 Heidi Feinstein was a visionary pioneer, opening the only restaurant in MA serving a 100% vegetarian-vegan menu with 100% of its foods grown exclusively with organic farming methods. A student of human potential, artist, activist, dancer, and holistic therapist, Heidi conceptualized an Urban Oasis and Organic Café that would passionately nurture everyone who walked through its doors, and by doing so, “feed the vitality of the world… one meal at a time.” Heidi is currently devoted to building “Soul Mama Farm & Food,” a permaculture farm in Eliot, ME where people, place and passion will join forces to create a test-kitchen, restaurant, research-center, workshop, event and play space celebrating abundance and awakening our health and vitality. As Soul Mama organically grows, Heidi continues to support budding entrepreneurs, facilitate groups and work privately with individuals to manifest meaning. She received her MA in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University, her Canadian Naturopathic and Massage Diploma from the Institute for Natural Health, and her BA in Eastern Philosophy and Religion from George Washington University.
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 email@example.com