As the vital link between CUE's Board of Directors and the Advisory Council, Gregory Amenoff serves as the Curator Governor of the Council and is the sole permanent member. A painter who lives between New York City and New Mexico, he is the recipient of numerous awards from organizations including the American Academy of Arts and Letters, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, Tiffany Foundation, and The Artist Foundation of Massachusetts. Mr. Amenoff has had one person exhibitions in scores of museums, public spaces and galleries throughout the United States and Europe and his work is in the permanent collections of more than twenty eminent museums around the country. Mr. Amenoff has been a Professor of Art at Columbia since 1994, and was recently appointed as the inaugural Eve and Herman Gelman Professor of the Visual Arts in the School of the Arts. As an artist, Mr. Amenoff is represented by Salander O'Reilly Galleries in New York, Nielsen Gallery in Boston, The Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe and Vidal St. Phalle Galerie in Paris.