Helen Frankenthaler Foundation

Board of Directors - Foundation

Clifford Ross

A nephew of Helen Frankenthaler, Clifford Ross is a multi-media artist whose work has been exhibited widely in galleries, museums, and public spaces in the United States and abroad, and is in public collections including the J. Paul Getty Museum; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, among others.

Frederick J. Iseman

Frederick Iseman is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CI Capital Partners LLC (formerly Caxton-Iseman Capital). A nephew of Helen Frankenthaler, he serves on the Boards of the International Rescue Committee, The Metropolitan Opera, and the Municipal Art Society of New York; and is a member of the Yale University Council, among others.

Dr. Lise Motherwell
Vice President

Dr. Lise Motherwell, a licensed psychologist, is a stepdaughter of Helen Frankenthaler. She is President of the Board of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, where she recently co-curated with Elizabeth Smith a show of Helen Frankenthaler's work titled Abstract Climates: Helen Frankenthaler in Provincetown. She has written articles and essays on various artists, including Helen Frankenthaler, Anne-Marie Levine, Robert Motherwell, and Tabitha Vevers.

Michael Hecht
Secretary / Treasurer

Michael Hecht, who worked with Helen Frankenthaler for many decades, is one of the founding members of Hecht and Company, P.C., Certified Public Accountants. He serves on the Boards of Bennington College, The Graduate Center Foundation of the City University of New York, the Trisha Brown Dance Company, and The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation, among others.