Cornell DeWitt Leaves Mana Contemporary After Just Five Weeks
Mana, the scrappy and rapidly expanding Jersey City start-up owned by storage king and talented artist Eugene Lemay, is trying to establish itself as a major presence in the art world. DeWitt was meant to oversee and coordinate the sales and marketing teams as well as develop new business programs, but departed the institution after just five weeks.
While the specific reasons for his exit remain unclear, DeWitt told artnet News, “I have a lot of respect for Gene, and Mana is an impressive institution, but unfortunately, it was not a good fit for me there. I pride myself on my focus, diligence, and conscientiousness.”
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