June 9, 2017 //

Matt Woods

Interdisciplinary artist Matt Woods, aka Motep, has been a sought-after collaborator and project manager in the Chicago arts and museum education scene since he moved to the city in 2001. Matt won “Best of Show” awards for his figurative painting style from Art Pace while in Texas, then moved to Chicago to manage a service learning program …

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February 2, 2017 //

Lisa Davidson

E’Lisa Davidson, Media Instructor, was raised and resides on the West Side of Chicago. Her writing ventures began with poetry. At the age of 10, while watching older MCs, she figured she could do the same — and better. Thus the quest to be the ultimate MC began. Joining Street-Level Youth Media helped further her …

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James Duke

James Duke, Media Instructor, discovered a love for art when he saw graffiti art murals in his neighborhood. In his senior year of high school James discovered Street-Level Youth Media and began learning about video and photography. He would later go on to produce pieces based on preventing violence such as the “peace signs” project …

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December 8, 2015 //

John Adams

John Adams is responsible for all facets of accounting, audits, contracts, office logistics, human resources, technical resources, and other related duties. Joining Urban Gateways in 2006, he has worked in the non-profit arena for over twenty years. Past positions include Business Manager at the Goodman Theatre, Executive Director at Writers’ Theatre, and Development Manager at …

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Eric Delli Bovi

Eric Delli Bovi joined Urban Gateways in 2012 to lead a significant expansion of arts programs and services for Chicago’s youth and communities. He has directed the organization through a growth and innovation plan that includes two organizational acquisitions, Art Resources in Teaching (A.R.T.) and Street-Level Youth Media, in addition to numerous successful projects and …

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Jill Potter

As Director of Programs, Jill oversees the daily operations of Residency and Performance Programs across a diverse sector of school and community-based learning environments. With a demonstrated history of quality program development and implementation, Jill seeks opportunities to activate youth voice and foster dialogue that encourages diversity of thought and advances cultural understanding. As part …

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Sherre Jennings Cullen, CFRE

Sherre Jennings Cullen, Director of Development, joined Urban Gateways in 2009. Prior to Urban Gateways, Sherre led the development efforts at Writers’ Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Previously, she was the Vice President of Development and Communications at the Music Institute of Chicago for seven years where she oversaw the campaign to purchase and renovate …

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Abby Prescott

Abby is the Director of Communications at Urban Gateways focused on internal and external communications supporting the organization’s diverse program portfolio and fundraising efforts. Abby also manages the organization’s special events including the Art for All Gala. Abby began her career in community arts as a Program Associate with Snow City Arts, an organization that …

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