Laura Merage

Founder of David & Laura Merage Foundation, RedLine Contemporary Art Center and Black Cube Nomadic Art Museum

Laura Merage is an accomplished artist and venture philanthropist who leads initiatives that impact the lives of thousands of people every day. Laura’s leadership has made a profound impact on the nation’s Art and Culture landscape, including the launch of RedLine Contemporary Art Center, an urban art laboratory fostering education and engagement between artists and communities to create positive social change.

Laura envisioned another dynamic nonprofit, and founded Black Cube Nomadic Art Museum, a nonprofit, experimental art museum that operates nomadically and aims to nurture the self-sufficiency of artists and inspire people to experience contemporary art beyond traditional white museum and gallery walls.

Laura brings her artistic and business expertise to these organizations and provides strategic leadership to the David and Laura Merage Foundation’s Early Childhood Education and Jewish Life initiatives. Laura serves on the University of Tel Aviv Board and is an emeritus board member for the Anti-Defamation League.

Laura received her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California and her master’s degree in Art from New York University. Laura is an artist and photographer with works in public and private collections nationally and internationally. She has studios in Denver, Hawaii, and Israel.