Marquis Studios is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing arts-in‐education services to 170 New York City public schools annually. We strive to develop a strong partnership between artists and teachers by providing arts programs to supplement traditional classroom teaching techniques. Each residency or workshop focuses on a specific visual or performing arts discipline selected by school staff and administration.
Marquis Studios administrative staff is comprised of twelve employees with occasional help from interns and volunteers.
Ashley Tucker has over 10 years of experience in Arts and Cultural Administration. As the Director of Operations for Marquis Studios, she supports the Executive Director with the day-to-day operations of the organization. She has a background in the Visual Arts and holds a BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design; and holds a Master’s degree in Arts and Cultural Management from Pratt Institute. As a consultant, Ashley has worked as a fundraiser, project manager and event planner across sectors. She has developed strategic recommendations ranging from systematic improvements to potential investment opportunities for nonprofit and private sector clients. Ashley is honored to serve Marquis Studios’s mission as the Director of Operations as she is committed improving equity and access to the arts for all.