Alumni

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Our alumni held the following positions, as of December 2017.

2015-

  • Curator, 15 Salones Regionales de Artistas, Santander Colombia
  • Director, Drimart Gallery (Istanbul)
  • Director of Education, Evanston Art Center
  • Associate Director, Major Gifts for Art & Public Life, University of Chicago
  • Deputy Development Director, Southern California, the Obama Foundation
  • Chicago Program Director, ProjectArt, Inc.
  • Assistant Educator, Learning & Public Engagement, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Assistant Curator, Peabody-Essex Museum (Salem, Massachusetts)
  • Development Associate, Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago)
  • Director of Collections, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)
  • Curatorial & Exhibitions Manager, Kochi Muziris Biennale (Fort Kochi, India)
  • Associate Director of Programs, Asia Society India Center (Mumbai)
  • Director of Community Interaction, Experimental Sound Studio (Chicago)
  • Project Manager, Chicago Architecture Biennial
  • Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions, SAIC
  • Curatorial Fellow, Walker Art Center (Minneapolis)
  • Assistant Curator, DePaul Art Museum (Chicago)
  • Hilla Rebay Curatorial Intern, Guggenheim Museum (New York, Bilbao, Venice)
  • Operations Manager, Renegade Craft Fair (Chicago)
  • Legislative Aide/Arts Liaison, City of Chicago
  • Manager, Events & Gallery Operations, Neubauer Collegium, University of Chicago
  • Development & Marketing Manager, Video Data Bank (Chicago)
  • Gallery Manager, Pro Arts (San Francisco)
  • Assistant director of Exhibitions, SAIC
  • Curatorial Assistant, Indianapolis Museum of Art
  • Executive Director, YuHua Art Gallery
  • General Manager, RAWdance (San Francisco)
  • Exhibition & Program Coordinator, US Pavilion at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale
  • Assistant Director, Office of Civic Engagement, University of Chicago
  • Editor, Artnet (Beijing); Senior Editor, The Art Newspaper China

 

2010-2014

  • Director, Cultural and Social Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Program, Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Mexico City)
  • Director, Fashion Resource Center, SAIC
  • Development Director, ACRE (Chicago)
  • William S Arnett Curator, Souls Grown Deep Foundation (Athens, Georgia)
  • Senior Event Coordinator, Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles)
  • Assistant Director, David Owsley Museum of Art, Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana)
  • Marketing & Communications Manager, New Jersey State Museum
  • Co-director, Events & Public Programs, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, Columbia University (New York)
  • Exhibit Manager, Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance (Chicago)
  • Curator of Education, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art (Atlanta)
  • Director of Education, Chicago Artists’ Coalition
  • Co-founder/director, The Storehouse (Galien MI)
  • Managing Editor, Contemporary Art Group (Chicago)
  • Arts Program Officer, Kenneth Rainin Foundation (Oakland, California)
  • Manager, Advancement Marketing, Dalhousie University (Halifax, Canada)
  • Director of Programs, Young Chicago Authors
  • Manager of Publications & Curatorial Associate, US Biennial/Prospect New Orleans
  • Curriculum & Community Development Manager, Chicago Architecture Foundation
  • Exhibitions Coordinator, Houston Museum of Fine Arts
  • Traveling Exhibitions Manager, the Field Museum (Chicago)
  • Curator, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
  • Collections & Exhibitions Manager, DePaul Art Museum (Chicago)
  • Founder, Independent Curator & Project Consultant, MIXEDNUTS (Chicago)
  • Curatorial Manager, Hull House Museum (Chicago)
  • Managing Director, Andrew Kreps Gallery (Chicago)
  • Exhibitions Curator, NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery
  • Director of Development, Chicago Artists’ Coalition
  • Director of Public Events & Community Programs, Scripps College (Claremont, California)
  • Coordinator, Asian Art Museum & Gardner Center, Seattle Art Museum
  • Assistant Curator & Project Manager, HOW Art Museum (Shanghai)
  • Volunteer Coordinator, Families First (Indianapolis)
  • Assistant Curator of Public Programs, MCA Chicago
  • Fine Art Specialist, Haven Art Group (Chicago)
  • Managing Director, Fundación Cacao México (Mexico City)
  • Associate Director & Registrar, Richard Gray Gallery (Chicago)
  • Manager of Public Programs, Seattle Art Museum
  • Assistant Director, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Communications, San Francisco Symphony
  • PSFR Associate, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (Rome, Italy)
  • Curator, John Michael Kohler Arts Center (Sheboygan, Wisconsin)
  • Director, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects
  • Director of Collections, University Club of Chicago
  • PhD candidate, Goldsmiths College (London)
  • Development Associate, Inner City Arts (Los Angeles)
  • Public Relations Assistant, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Program Coordinator, Smithsonian Associates, Smithsonian Institution
  • Assistant Registrar, J Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles)
  • Exhibitions Manager, Photography Department, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Program Officer, the Siragusa Family Foundation (Chicago)
  • Manager of Member Communications, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Senior Specialist, Exhibitions & Public Interpretation, the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
  • Independent Consultant: Blueshift Project, PINTA Miami, Dialogues in Cuban Art, CIFO
  • Researcher, Slover Linett Audience Research (Chicago)
  • Production Director, Links Hall (Chicago)
  • Curator, Townhouse Gallery (Cairo, Egypt)
  • Curator, Shenzhen Biennial (Beijing)
  • Curatorial assistant, MCA Chicago
  • Academic Affairs Manager, California Institute of the Arts (Los Angeles)
  • Director of Operations, AIGA Chicago
  • Staff Writer, Art Practical (San Francisco); Contributing critic, Artforum magazine (New York); Contributing critic, SFAQ; Artist Liaison, Fraenkel Gallery (San Francisco)
  • Associate Curator, Jan Shrem & Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, UC Davis
  • Marketing Coordinator, Walker Art Center (Minneapolis)

 

2005-2009

  • Head of Global Events, AtScale/Make BI Work on Big Data (New York)
  • National Director of Foundation Relations at Boys and Girls Clubs of America
  • Visual Media Senior Specialist, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Assistant Curator, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University
  • Principal, THE MISSION (Chicago-Houston)
  • Assistant Director of Youth Programs, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Public Art Coordinator, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy (Boston)
  • Grants Manager, Barnes Foundation (Philadelphia)
  • Global Learning Manager & Operations, Science Gallery International (Dublin, Ireland)
  • Director, City Museum (St. Louis)
  • Chief of Staff, SAIC
  • Head of Exhibitions & Publications, The Fabric Workshop & Museum (Philadelphia)
  • Registrar, Cranbrook Art Museum (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
  • Vice President of Programming, Gathering Place for Tulsa & Guthrie Green (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
  • Art Advisor, Zlot Buell & Associates (San Francisco)
  • Director, Annual Giving, California College of the Arts (San Francisco)
  • Operations Manager, RxArt (New York)
  • Marketing Director, AIGA Seattle
  • Director, Seventeen Gallery (London)
  • Director & Curator, DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University
  • Director, Claremorris Gallery (Ireland)
  • Director of Individual & Major Gifts, Chicago Public Library Foundation
  • Chief Strategist, MBMD Strategic Consultants (Chicago)
  • Account Manager, Christie’s (Chicago)
  • Public Affairs Specialist, Art in Embassies Program, US Department of State
  • Director of Public Engagement, Pioneer Works Center for Arts & Innovation (Brooklyn)
  • Assistant Curator of Photography, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Collections Manager, MacLean Collection (Lake Forest, Illinois)
  • Senior Research Analyst, Global Development, New York University
  • Program Director, Arts Midwest (Minneapolis)
  • Director, Individual Giving, New York Academy of Sciences
  • Development Officer, Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, Massachusetts)
  • Corporate & Foundation Relationship Manager, Greater Chicago Food Depository
  • Senior Development Officer, the Living City Foundation for Toronto & Region Conservation Authority
  • New Initiatives Manager, Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, Massachusetts)
  • Director of Corporate Development, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • PhD Candidate in Cultural Studies and Graduate Instructor, George Mason University
  • Assistant Director, University Development, UC San Francisco
  • Director of Development & Membership, Museum of Wisconsin Art (West Bend)

 

2000-2004

  • Director, Carrie Secrist Gallery (Chicago)
  • Associate Director for Corporate & Foundation Relations, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy (Durham, North Carolina)
  • Studio Arts & Exhibition Director, Puerto Rican Arts Alliance (Chicago)
  • Chief of Staff, The Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)
  • Director of Philanthropy, Brain Research Foundation (Chicago)
  • Executive Director of Institutional Relations, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Director, Major gifts, Northwestern University
  • Principal, Strata Fine Art Service (Washington, DC)
  • Exhibitor Relations Manager, EXPO Chicago
  • Director, Reykjavik Art Museum
  • President, Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart (Chicago)

 

1995-1999

  • Executive Director, James Lumber Center, College of Lake County
  • Director of Art & Conservation, Public Design Commission of the City of New York
  • Senior Consultant, Latz & Company (Chicago); Co-owner, Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago)
  • Director, Daniel Danzig & associates, Principal, The Museum Group (Pasadena, California)
  • Vice President, Public Affairs, Country Music Television (Nashville)
  • Chief of Curatorial Affairs, Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, Massachusetts)
  • Managing Director, Blair Thomas & Co/Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival, Links Hall Advisory Board
  • Finance Director, Community Foundation of Burke County (Morgantown, North Carolina)