The Evening Associates Board of Directors is a group of young leaders that engages thousands of their fellow Chicagoans in supporting the arts and the Art Institute. The board is a diverse group of young, art-inspired professionals whose mission is to engage Chicago’s young creative explorers with the Art Institute of Chicago, drive Evening Associates membership, promote an understanding and appreciation of the arts, and fundraise for exhibitions featuring emerging artists.
Scott Banks Brandon Belt Jean-Paul Biondi Erin Blakley Shelley Bloch Patty Bloom Janice Bond Caitlynde Brancovsky Katie Callahan Cameron Croft Alexandra Demers Caroline Gardner Donlin Meghan Eagan Max Gaby Nicholas Hansen Sara Heckman Jacqueline Hoover Megan Hurtuk Joshua Izzard Antoine Jennings Meghan Jordan Eli Kay-Oliphant Vinod Kesavan Whitney Krystof Agatha Kubalski Julie Lakonishok Nika Levando Jack Lubeznik Ricardo Canedo Mondragon Catherine Napier Gina Natale Paolo Palazzi-Xirinachs John Reid Catherine Roberts Jeremy Rothschild Kati Rust Marta Ryvak George Semaan Tarra Sharp Jimmy Shin Gus Springmann Kyle Stoner Brett Charles Taylor Natasha Vuppuluri Todd Walton Patrick Welby
Evening Associates Alumni Program
The alumni program is composed of former board members serving in an advisory role. Alumni are selected based on their contributions while an active member, number of years served, and continuing involvement.
Lauren Ashley Allan Melissa Allen Elizabeth Bjornseth Guy Caland-Puymartin Brandon Clark Newcombe Clark Lisa Claybon Morgan Dower Sarah Hall Alex Helfers Deiken Maloney Andrew May Lauren Mazur Andrea Moran Brett Charles Taylor Wade Thomson Raymond Wright