ArtsFwd is an initiative of EmcArts, a nonprofit service agency that works alongside people, organizations, and communities as they take on their most complex challenges.

Key contributors include EmcArts staff and associates, ArtsFwd Blogging Fellows and guest bloggers, as well as our commenters, followers, fans, and participants in EmcArts’ programs.

To contact us:

Ainsley Quizon
Program Manager

To contact other EmcArts staff, visit the Team page on

ArtsFwd was directed by Karina Mangu-Ward from its inception in 2011 to 2016. Other key contributing members include Kendra Danowski, Piama Habibullah Nanyantara Sen, Denise Shu Mei, and Ben Sachs-Hamilton.

℅ EmcArts

P.O. Box 20011
Winston-Salem, NC 27120
(336) 377-4212