Ron Kustrup teaches art at West Philadelphia Highschool and is the Co-founder and Resident Artist at The KIND Institute. He is an internationally recognized artist, passionate educator, philanthropist, and social justice advocate.
Maria Pandolfi is a veteran arts educator and Co-Founder of The KIND Institute. On top of over 20 years of teaching experience, she is a dedicated animal welfare and social justice advocate.
The Advisory Board
The KIND Institute is supported by a dedicated group of volunteers serving in an advisory capacity and helping The KIND Institute execute on our mission of helping keep arts education accessible to the children of Philadelphia.