Susan (Suzy) Delvalle is the President and Executive Director of Creative Capital, a national arts organization that supports innovative and adventurous artists through funding, counsel and career development services. In the last 19 years, Creative Capital has committed $45 million in financial and advisory support to 561 projects representing 700 artists and reached more than 18,000 artists in 700 communities through in-person and online workshops.
Only the second director in Creative Capital’s history, Suzy comes to the organization with a strong background in the arts, fundraising, and institution-building. She most recently served as the founding Director of the Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling, where she oversaw all aspects of the development and opening of the museum. Suzy previously served as Director of External Affairs and Development at El Museo Del Barrio, where she dramatically increased the museum’s budget and attendance over her eleven-year tenure. Before joining El Museo, she worked for American Composers Orchestra following a career in consumer banking and advertising. Suzy is a guest lecturer in the Arts Management program at The New School and has served as an adjunct faculty member at NYU's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. She was born and raised in Curaçao and speaks Spanish, Dutch, and Papiamento.