Meet Tyler Myers
The Queens Council on the Arts Junior Board (QCAJB) is comprised of a variety of young professionals from diverse occupational fields and backgrounds, each of whom has been hand picked for the opportunity. QCAJB members are mentored by the Board of Trustees to become ambassadors for our organization, develop leadership, and bring new skills and perspectives to the boardroom table.
Tyler Myers, Co-Director, Knockdown Center
Tyler Myers is co-founder and Director of Knockdown Center, an arts center located in Maspeth, Queens. He currently serves as a Maspeth Chamber of Commerce Director, as well as a Junior Board member of the Queens Council on the Arts. Prior to his time at Knockdown Center, Myers spent more than a decade with House of Blues/Live Nation as a Corporate Operations Director, where he supported its 13 national venues, and opening five, while also bartending at Chicago’s best small venue, The Hideout.
Myers has served as Associate Producer of Performa 11, and Project Manager for Frieze Projects New York 2011 and 2012. He has also worked as a freelance fine art producer for High Line Art (NYC) and SculptureCenter (NYC). Myers was a member of collaborative performance and art groups Cupola Bobber and Lucky Pierre, touring work nationally and internationally, from Austin, TX to Rakvere, Estonia and many points in between. Myers has been awarded a MacDowell Fellowship for his work with Cupola Bobber.