New York-based philanthropist Christian Keesee is the founder and president of Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center. He serves as a trustee of two charitable foundations, the Kirkpatrick Family Fund and the Kirkpatrick Foundation, both of which are very focused on arts and arts education. Christian is a board member of the Frick Collection in New York and Trustee Emeritus of American Ballet Theatre in New York. He serves on the North American Acquisitions Committee of the Tate in London.
Originally from Oklahoma City, where he focuses his attention on philanthropic issues, he is also co-founder of the Greenbox Arts Festival in Green Mountain Falls, Colo., where his family has spent summers since 1899.
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