Administrative Team

Martha Bowers

Executive Director

Maria Soriano

Education Director

Leslie Trotter

Marketing Director

Jordan Campbell

Media Programs Director

Justin Brown

Office Manager

Justin A. Brown is a NYC based writer and filmmaker. Justin studied Film/Video at the High School of Art & Design and holds a bachelor’s in Media, Society and the Arts with a minor in Screenwriting from SUNY Purchase. Storytelling remains Justin’s preferred art form which he has demonstrated range in with short stories such as, Coco Cherry Mango Rembo and Liminal, Lucid and Lovely; and with such poems as Sunspot and Useless. While contributing to Hook Arts Media’s initiatives to encourage expression and skill building in the arts, he also develops his own skills and passions with his magazine, ‘The Signature Reader’.





Current Teaching Artists

Cornelio Joseph, Drum Teaching Artist at Hook Arts Media

Cornelio Joseph

Drumming Teaching Artist





Teaching Artists

Henry Arroyo
Khalidiah Asanté
Jabari Asanté
Jordan Campbell
Daniel Carlton
Trace dePass
Andre Esannason
Tamara Fingal
Will Focus

Excel Garner
Lyndon Harewood
Cornelio Joseph
Rajonna Lewis
Roee Messinger
Michael Mohamed
Jive Poetic
Austin Trapp
Erin Vassilopoulos

Board of Directors

Board President: Sam Sills
Secretary: Audrey Anastasi
Treasurer: Elise Bernhardt
Nyeema Bailey

Martha Bowers
Christopher Brown
Corinthia Carter
Kamau Ware        Louric Rankin

Learn More About Our Board


Bryony Romer (Development)


None Currently

safety Policies

Please find Hook Arts Media’s Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy and Combat Harassment Complaint Form below:

Please find Hook Arts Media’s Airborne Infectious Disease Prevention Policy: