Board

BRIAN WIMER
Executive Director at the IX Art Park, Wimer is an award-winning filmmaker. In 2012, Wimer initiated Project Gait-Way, the design competition for the Belmont Bridge replacement. Wimer was also a journalist for National Geographic and a NYC ad creative, regrettably known best for his Taco Bell Chihuahua TV ads.
LUDWIG KUTTNER
Ludwig Kuttner is a venture capitalist with more than 40 years experience in real estate development.  He is the majority owner of Monticello Associates LLC, and has generously donated land for The IX Art Park.  Kuttner was instrumental in the revitalization of the Charlottesville downtown mall, and is a generous donator to numerous arts organizations.
BEATRIX OST
Beatrix Ost is an accomplished artist, author and fashion icon. Her work has been exhibited at the Virginia Second Street Gallery, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News and various other venues in New York and Germany.
JAVIER LORENZO

Javier Lorenzo, aka “Chicho” is a Spanish artist with on a mission. Besides painting his own colorful art, he has spent his life encouraging others to enjoy themselves through the Art experience, working with children, people with special needs and any other who’s open to enjoy Life.

TO CONTACT THE IX STAFF:
email info@ixartpark.com

SUSAN KRISCHEL

Susan Krischel is currently the Chief of Staff for Hampshire Investments Ltd and K Holdings LLC.  Prior to moving to Charlottesville in 2012, Susan spent 17 years as a criminal prosecutor for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in New York City, rising to the level of Bureau Chief of the Special Investigations Bureau for the New York City Special Narcotics Prosecutor.  Before pursuing a career in law, she studied dance at the world-renowned Interlochen Arts Academy and worked in the fashion industry with E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co.  She also enjoys playing classical piano in her spare time.

TROY BOWLES
Troy Bowles makes it all happen. When he’s not in Chile, Troy manages the IX Art Park site work and grounds. He is an employee of Monticello Associates LLC and is instrumental in the vision and execution of The IX Art Park.