Emily O’Neil holds a B.A. from Bowdoin College and a Master’s Degree from Tufts University, where she wrote her thesis on the value of arts education in Boston’s public school system. Emily honed her administrative, curatorial and managerial skills in the arts though her roles as Gallery Director at Barbara Krakow Gallery in Boston and Smith Andersen Editions in Palo Alto, CA. Emily has experience in the nonprofit sector, working as Director of Development at Inquilinos Boriquas en Accion (I.B.A.), a community development corporation in Boston’s South End known for its strong arts and culture programs.
After taking time off to raise three children, Emily returned to the arts in 2011, working as Special Events and Corporate Partnership Officer at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) in Cambridge. Emily is also Executive Director of the Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation, a small family foundation that supports the development and performance of new works by emerging choreographers and composers.
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