Lauren Riviello – Executive Director

Lauren joined the BAC in the fall of 2013 and has served the center in roles of increasing responsibility. Lauren’s passion for the visual and performing arts has driven her career focus, providing her with a strong background in arts administration and program development. In three nonprofit arts organizations, Lauren has worked to make art education and programs accessible for individuals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Her belief in and commitment to the mission of the BAC drives her everyday. Since joining the team, Lauren has been integral to the development and implementation of high quality and innovative programs. She has worked to extend the BAC’s reach in the community, expand financial aid and outreach programs, elevate the BAC’s gallery offerings, create opportunities for public art and further develop classes. Lauren earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from West Virginia University and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from The Institute for Nonprofit Practice at Tufts University. Lauren is the Chair of the Healing Arts Committee and serves on the Leadership Committee for Women and Girls Thriving in Brookline and participates on the Steering Committee for Brookline Open Studios. She is a member of the Professional Organization of Women in the Arts. Contact Lauren:



Dalton Zogleman - Assistant Director

Dalton joined the BAC as Assistant Director in June 2017.  Coming from a lifelong background in the arts, he is driven by his passion to make art accessible and facilitating opportunities for artists to create.  He recently worked with Huntington Theatre Company at the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, focusing on providing administrative and operational support for rental clients while assisting with facility management and event planning.  He is also the founder and Artistic Director of DZ Productions, a theatre company in Wichita, KS with the mission of providing pre-professional experience to students in the arts through contemporary, socially relevant works.  Dalton is a proud Eagle Scout and a graduate of Rutgers University where he earned a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre Arts, concentrating in arts administration. Contact Dalton:



Lex Vazquez - Assistant Director

Lex joined BAC as Assistant Director in March 2018.  He has always had an interest in the arts and attended Parsons School of Design for his undergraduate degree in Integrated Design, a fashion and media studies major. After returning to Boston, his hometown, he focused his efforts on expanding access to the arts within low-income communities as a program coordinator at South End-based nonprofit IBA.  There, he focused on curating a gallery and organizing events ranging from concerts to children's theater. In his spare time, he enjoys painting, writing and going to local galleries and museums. Contact Lex:



Léonie Little-Lex - Studio Coordinator/Faculty

Léonie joined the BAC as a teacher in 2011 and was hired as the BAC’s Studio Coordinator in March 2014.  Since becoming Studio Coordinator, Léonie has worked to improve the BAC’s studio spaces and equipment. She has also been instrumental in exhibition installations and curriculum development, for which she was recognized with the BAC as Best of Boston ® 2015 Best Kids' Art Classes. Léonie is also an illustrator, painter and printmaker. She has exhibited her work regionally and has had her work appear in local and independent art publications, most recently in upcoming Issue 2 of Milkfist Magazine. She holds a BFA in Illustration and a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Contact Léonie:



Margaret Robe - Administrative Assistant

Margaret joined the BAC in June 2017 as a volunteer and recently joined our staff part-time. In her new role, Margaret is working to maintain a professional, welcoming communications presence and capture the important role art plays in building community. Contact Margaret: