Olivia Junell

Olivia recently completed a dual Masters degree at School of the Art Institute in Arts Administration and Policy, and Modern and Contemporary Art History. She also works as Development and Outreach Director at Experimental Sound Studio and Managing Director at the Hyde Park Festival. In Texas, Olivia worked in development for over 8 years, most recently as the Development Manager at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. In Chicago she became actively involved in a number of groups and organizations including High Concept Laboratories, the Roger Brown Study Collection, and Honey Pot Performance. Her most recent projects have investigated the potential of hip hop to facilitate cross-cultural communication, as well as explored contemporary philanthropic trends as they relate to the individual experiences of artists.