Co-Founder, Executive Director
Lifetime Arts, Inc.
ED FRIEDMAN, Executive Director/Co-Founder, Lifetime Arts
As Lifetime Arts’ Executive Director, Ed is responsible for the coordination and implementation of multiple national and local initiatives, while writing the EdTalks column for the Lifetime Arts web site. Ed oversees the organization’s finances, staffing, and consultants. He is a contributing facilitator at trainings and speaks extensively around the country on Lifetime Art’s work. Ed has spent over 30 years in parallel careers serving the arts community as well as older adults and their families. As Deputy Director of the Bronx Council on the Arts, he played a leadership role in the formation of policy and programming, advocacy, grantmaking and technical assistance. Ed has directed programs at senior centers, and home care organizations, and developed a Caregivers Support Group in the Bronx. He received a B.A. in Psychology from Hunter College and an M.A. in Liberal Studies from Empire State College (SUNY). Ed’s plays have been produced in the NY area and around the country. His anthology Short Plays for Long Lives is published by Blue Moon Press
Monday, May 20
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM