Board of Directors

 Ed Hall

Board Chair, Co-Chair of Literary Committee
Edward Austin Hall - photo by Ann StatesEd Hall creates or hones arts journalism for Art Papers and Burnaway, among others. His writings have appeared in Paste, the Dictionary of Literary Biography, and elsewhere. He co-edited Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond. Hall’s forthcoming first novel is titled Chimera Island. He heads Eyedrum’s literary committee.



Committee Member: Literary, Executive, and Governance.

Grace Kim

Vice-Chair. Bio and photo forthcoming. 

 Chris Gravely

Chair of Build-Out Committee
Chris GravelyChris Gravely is an experienced Freelance Percussionist of 17 years. He has studied drum set, hand drums, and classical percussion. Chris studied under the instruction of various teachers such as John LaMattina, River Gueguerian, Michael Cebulski, Caleb Harron, Stuart Gerber, and Charles Settle. As a soloist, Chris has performed two Concertos with the Georgia Perimeter Wind Ensemble, and also premiered works by local Atlanta composers such as Lowell Fuchs and Michael Standard. Chris plays in a variety of groups such as The Dekalb Symphony Orchestra, Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra, Loner, The Tin Man, Department 88, Red Wellingtin Quintet, etc., in which he plays anything from found objects to Timpani. Chris is also a Carpenter and the head of the build out committee at Eyedrum music and art gallery.

Committee Member: Buildout, Music, and Education.

Neil Fried

Treasurer, Co-chair of Film Committee, Chair of Tech Committee
Neil FriedNeil V. Fried has been a multi-media artist, producer and presenter in Atlanta for over 25 years, focusing heavily on film, video, music, and sound design. Many of his interests in recent years have jelled around the idea of “live compositing,” the use of analog and digital technologies to create composite montage in real time using film and video projections, computer processing, performance, and the manipulation of projection screen materials. He has also taught video at the college level and privately.

Committee Member: Film, Tech, and Garden.

Willow Goldstein

Secretary, Bio and photo forthcoming.