The South Side Community Art Center has announced the appointment of Monique Brinkman-Hill as a new executive director. The appointment of Brinkman-Hill was announced by Twyler Jenkins and Phillip M. Gant, the co-presidents of the Board of Directors. Brinkman-Hill was appointed on the position of Masequa Meyers, the former executive director.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced the South Side Community Art Center as a National Treasure. The decision of the appointment of a new executive director is taken after that announcement. The Art Center is also placed on the list of the National Register of Historic Places.
The capital bill of the State of Illinois also announced a grant of ten million dollars. The granted money will be spent on the expansion and revitalization of the Center. The Center will be able to meet the needs of youth, artists, and community after its expansion and revitalization. Gant led the search of a new executive director. After the three months of search, the search committee and the Board of Directors announced the appointment of the new executive director.
The search committee announced that Brinkman-Hill agreed to serve as the next Executive Director of the South Side Community Art Center. Gant said that there were several strong candidates for the job of a new executive director. He added that Brinkman-Hill would provide strong leadership for the Center.
Gant admired the support of the State, City, and other funders who provided funds for the physical improvement of the Center. Brinkman-Hill has a vast experience of more than 20 years in the field of financial services and leadership. Brinkman-Hill said, “I am honored to work with the terrific staff of the SSCAC”. Jenkins said that they were excited to work with Brinkman-Hills at the SSCAC. Brinkman-Hill has a huge passion for art and artists and she has huge experience in financial and management services.