Community / Individual

Vanessa Sanchez - National Museum of Mexican Art | Yollocalli Arts Reach

Vanessa Sanchez received her BFA in Painting at the University of IL at Chicago and currently is the Director of Yollocalli Arts Reach. Since 2001, she has dedicated her career to designing innovative, creative, and free art and media programs for teens and young adults in collaboration with local and international artists. She has served on the Hive Chicago Advisory Committee, the Little Village Quality of Life Plan, the Pilsen Image Taskforce, and the Lakefront Curatorial Committee. Currently she is the Board Vice President for Villapalooza, the Little Village Music Fest. She is also an artist and collaborator in the Instituto Grafico de Chicago print collective, and the Chicago Artists Creating Transformation (ACT) Collective.