Nerissa Cooney

Brooklyn, NY

Nerissa Cooney is a Brooklyn based creative entrepreneur, working in a variety of arts and cultural roles that champion and augment the artist’s voice, whilst highlighting the importance of positive social impact. Having worked collaboratively to organize community projects, for institutions, grassroots initiatives and arts startups, she is currently the director of public engagement for Mana Contemporary, a multifaceted arts facility dedicated to creative process in New Jersey, Chicago, and Miami.