All staff can be reached through the Museum main number, 816-753-5784, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CST Monday–Friday. You may also leave a written message via the Museum's contact form.

General Contact Info

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: 816-753-5784   Fax: 816-753-5806

Kemper Museum Staff


Sean O'Harrow, Executive Director

Pia Bakala, Executive Assistant



Erin Dziedzic, Director of Curatorial Affairs

Jade Powers, Assistant Curator

Sandy Davis, Chief Registrar and Exhibitions Manager

William Toney, Lead Preparator


Learning & Engagement                                                                 

Kreshaun McKinney, Director of Learning and Engagement

Anne Gatschet, Museum Educator: Docents, Schools, and Tours

Brooks Fitzpatrick, Visitor Services Coordinator

Ellie Closen, Teen Arts Council Coordinator



Don Schreiner, Director of Advancement

Gayle Hathorne, Development Coordinator​

Martha Atlas, Grant Writer



Lily Carpio, Director of Finance and Operations

Vickie Davis, Finance Manager

Ryann Moore, Finance Associate


Marketing & Communications                                                                  

Louise Forster, Marketing and Communications Manager

Graham Carroll, Digital Access Producer


Human Resources                                                   

Diane Lambert, Human Resources Manager


Museum Protection                                                 

Neal Dazey, Museum Protection and Operations Manager

Andy Ozier, Museum Protection Assistant Manager

Donmeano Jackson, Museum Protection Officer II

Elise Kelly, Museum Protection Officer II

Doug Tuttle, Museum Protection Officer II

Benjamin Allen, Museum Protection Officer I

Jack Clayton, Museum Protection Officer I

Merrick Knudsen, Museum Protection Officer I

Paige Gordon, Museum Protection Officer I

Benjamin Johnson, Museum Protection Officer I

Nicholas Olivares, Museum Protection Officer I

Charles Putnam, Museum Protection Officer I

Gabriel Sanchez, Museum Protection Officer I

Bessy Villeda, Museum Protection Officer I


Café Sebastienne                                                     

Rick Mullins, Executive Chef

James Gitchell, Cafe Manager

Patrick Nudo, Sous Chef

Darby Wesley, Sous Chef


Museum Shop                                                          

Abbey Sandberg, Retail Operations Manager

Indrasari Mursid, Museum Shop Sales Associate



Paul Watts, Facility Manager

Kemper Museum Trustees

Mary Kemper Wolf, Chair

Consuelo Cruz

William C. Gautreaux

Dr. Adrienne Walker Hoard

Karen Holland

Clara Irazábal

Mariner Kemper

Jim Lawrence

Greg Maday

Kat Wood Norris

Duvel “DJ” Pierre 

Lindsey Patterson Smith


Bebe Hunt, Emerita, Co-Founder

Dennis Rilinger, Secretary