Founder and Artistic Director
As lead generative artist, Ping creates new interdisciplinary works and Undesirable Elements productions; and mentors and consults on projects by the next generation of associated artists.
Bruce identifies and sets the organization’s strategic goals. He is the lead producer on all of Ping Chong’s interdisciplinary and Undesirable Elements projects.
Jane oversees general management, financial, general communications, and operational areas of the organization. She plays a key role in strategic planning and oversees the Creative Fellowship program.
Sara is a long-time artistic collaborator. She leads the community engaged Undesirable Elements projects and associated training in the methodology. She is the primary Development manager for the organization. Sara is Co-writer and Co-director on Generation Rise.
Christina directs and coordinates implementation of arts education programs in elementary, middle and high schools across New York City, and liaises with partner organizations on arts education collaborations. She supervises our corps of Teaching Artists and is the Co-writer and Co-director on Voices of Orange.
April leads the smooth operations of bookkeeping and administrative areas for the organization.
Olivia supports administrative and production areas across the entire organization, with a particular focus in website and database coordination. Olivia is also an Assistant Teaching Artist with the Secret Histories Education Program.
Johnnie Cruise Mercer
Johnnie is in residence with PCC during the 2020/2021 season. As a Creative Fellow, Johnnie will research the PCC archive, create a new project based on this archival research, and generate online and social media content.
Jaime is in residence with PCC during the 2020/2021 season. As a Creative Fellow, Jaime will research the PCC archive, create a new project based on this archival research, and generate online and social media content. Jaime is also a collaborating artist on Chinoiserie and A Universal History of Infamy and an Assistant Teaching Artist with the Secret Histories Education Program.