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Lisa Fayne Cohen

Galerie Magazine

New York, NY, USA

Founder & Editorial Director

Galerie Magazine

Lisa Fayne Cohen

Biography

Lisa Cohen is the Founder & Editorial Director of Galerie Magazine. The magazine was launched in 2016, by Lisa Cohen and her husband James Cohen, of Hudson Media, with a shared vision to deliver the finest in art, design, interiors, and architecture, plus compelling creative talent and fascinating destinations.

Art and design are Lisa Cohen's twin passions. She studied Art History at Barnard College: from the architecture of the ancient Greeks to the modern works of artists such as Milton Avery, with a special love for the Old Masters. Lisa held the positions of Assistant Architecture Editor at House Beautiful and Columnist at Interiors, while earning certification and a designer associate’s degree at the New York School of Interior Design. After having four children, Lisa Cohen was the home editor of DuJour magazine for two years. Over the years, Lisa has built an eclectic art collection and was the creative force behind several homes in New York, New Jersey, and Palm Beach.

Lisa's philanthropic work includes serving as a Trustee of Barnard College, Member of the Dean's Council at Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Board Member of the Hetrick Martin Institute. Lisa is a Member of the Modern Circle of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Galerie Magazine was the media sponsor of the Met’s jewelry exhibition, The Body Transformed, a global conversation exploring how jewelry acts upon the body it adorns.

Additionally, Lisa Cohen is a Supporter of the White House Historical Association, a non-profit organization established by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, to enhance the public’s understanding of the White House and its rich history. Recently, Lisa was appointed to the Board of Guild Hall, an organization that fosters an appreciation of the arts and civic engagement.

Lisa Fayne Cohen’s Newsfeed

Sophia Narrett Wins Galerie's Inaugural Emerging Artist Award

“Since Galerie’s launch in 2016, I’ve watched so many of the artists we profiled in the magazine explode on the art scene,” says Lisa Fayne CohenGalerie Magazine’s founder and editorial director. “The excitement of watching their careers grow is the catalyst behind starting the Galerie Emerging Artist Award.” 

Hetrick Martin Institute's School's Out

The 21st anniversary of the Hetrick-Martin Institute’s School’s Out was held on Saturday, June 8th in East Hampton at the beach-side estate of Lisa and James Cohen. The institute is the oldest running metropolitan LGBTQ youth support center and offers education, counseling, housing, healthcare, food, and many other services for youth who may be struggling with their home lives and social equality... host committee member Tracy Anderson awarded Lisa Cohen with a humanitarian recognition piece of art, and thanked her for her continued support and involvement with the institute.   

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Lisa Fayne Cohen’s Background

Founder & Editorial Director
2016 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Launched in 2016 by Hudson Publishing LLC, Galerie magazine is a quarterly publication that engages readers who have a passion for art and design.
Columnist
1984 - 1989
New York, NY, USA
interiors is an international design magazine, featuring exclusive offerings from the world of interior design, art and architecture and is the only magazine specifically targeted to the contract interior design trade.
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Philanthropy

Member of Dean's Council
New York, NY, USA
The New York Presbyterian Hospital was formed in 1998 by the merger of two independent hospitals and the Weill Cornell Medical Center is part of a network of cooperating acute care and community hospitals in the NY metropolitan area.
Supporter
Washington, DC, USA
The White House Historical Association is a private, non-profit organization founded by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, with a mission to protect, preserve and provide public access to the rich history of America’s Executive Mansion.
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Lisa Fayne Cohen’s Education

BA Art History
1979 - 1981
Associate's Degree in Interior Design