2017 Summer Stipend Panelists Announced

The 2017 Summer Stipend application opens soon.

On June 16, check macktez.com/stipend for your chance to receive $1000 to finish your summer project.

We are delighted to have the following colleagues, clients, and friends participating in the selection of our 2017 Summer Stipend recipient:

Melissa Cicetti is principal of Studio Cicetti Architect. Previously, she was a Project Manager at Gluckman Mayner Architects, where she was lead architect on all retail projects for fashion designer Helmut Lang.

Catherine Gund, the founder and director of Aubin Pictures, is an Emmy-nominated producer, director, writer, and activist. Her media work focuses on strategic and sustainable social transformation, arts and culture, HIV/AIDS and reproductive health, and the environment.

Stuart Harvey Lee is the founder and creative director of Prime Studio, a design consultancy for some of the world’s leading brands.

Matthew Pontefract is founder and chief technologist at ReThought, a technology consultancy specializing in scalable internet architectures, high performance computing, data and API management, new media, e-commerce, and finance.

Douglas Smith is chief financial officer of Bank Robber Music, a music licensing company that helps bands get their music placed in film, TV, and advertising.

Sharon Ullman is acting executive director of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, dedicated to the legacy of Rauschenberg’s life, work, and philosophy that art can change the world.