Charlie Humphrey is executive director of Pittsburgh Filmmakers, the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and the Pittsburgh Glass Center. Pittsburgh Filmmakers, which he has headed since 1992, is one of the oldest and largest media arts centers in the United States.
Before joining Filmmakers, Humphrey was editor and publisher of In Pittsburgh, an alternative weekly paper. He has been a radio producer and announcer, and still does occasional voiceover work for film and other media.
Humphrey sits on the board of directors at the Andy Warhol Museum, Quantum Theater, the New Hazlett Theater, Squonk Opera and GPAC. He is past co-president of the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture and past chair of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Alliance. He has served on the boards of Silver Eye Center for Photography, The Mattress Factory, funding panels for the National Endowment for the Arts, The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, The Massachusetts Cultural Council, The Heinz Family Foundation and the Heinz Endowments’ Small Arts Initiative.
Charlie graduated from Whitman College in 1981 with a degree in philosophy.