Cheryl Jessogne

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Vice President for Institutional Advancement, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Nominee:  Walter Massey

In 2005, Cheryl Jessogne joined the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and now serves as the Vice President for Institutional Advancement overseeing development, alumni affairs, marketing and communications, and board relations. Prior to her role with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Cheryl held positions with Museum Campus Chicago; The Field Museum of Natural History; Corporate and Foundation Development with the University of Chicago’s Biological Sciences Division; and has supported various organizations as a consultant for events and development initiatives. In addition to these positions in Chicago, Cheryl established the first fine arts community festival in her hometown of Lake Zurich, Illinois (Ela Festival of Arts), created a cooperative gallery and studio space with a team of artists in Algonquin, Illinois, and has taught art (preschool – 8th grade) at St. Joseph’s School in Libertyville, Illinois, St. Catherine’s of Siena in Dundee, Illinois, and at Kaleidoscope, a private art school in Barrington, Illinois. She received her graduate degree in arts administration (MAAA) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1999 and her undergraduate degree (BFA) from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio in 1995.

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