Meet the Emerging Leaders Network Team

Christina Jensen

Director of External Relations, Hyde Park Art Center

Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S Cornell Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60615
T 773-324-5520

Christina Jensen oversees all aspects of fundraising and marketing for the Hyde Park Art Center—a contemporary art venue focused on supporting the development of Chicago’s future and established through arts education outreach, studio classes, exhibitions, artist residencies, and cultivating an active and diverse audience.

Christina received an MSW and Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy from Loyola University Chicago and a BA in Dance from the University of Northern Colorado. Christina previously served on the board of Stage Left Theatre, was one of five recipients of the 2009 Joyce Fellowship through Americans for the Arts Professional  Development Fund for Emerging Leaders of Color, and was one of five 2009 Association of Fundraising Professionals Chicago Fellows. Currently she serves on the board for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Chicago and is a member of the Emerging Leaders Council, a national advisory body to Americans for the Arts.