Oct. 8—Ashman leaves leadership post at International Folk Art Market
Stuart Ashman will step down at the end of the year as the CEO of the International Folk Art Market (IFAM). His successor is Melissa Mann, currently IFAM’s director of external affairs.
Ashman has been with IFAM for three years and successfully led the market through the pandemic without any loss of income. Mann joined IFAM in 2019, following a 30-year career in Washington, D.C., in international energy and non-proliferation issues.
Ashman served previously as executive director at the Center for Contemporary Arts, executive director of the Museum of Spanish