Southern Exposure's New Development Manager, Nicholas Wylie
We are thrilled to announce Nicholas Wylie as Development Manager, the newest member of the Southern Exposure team.
Wylie is an artist, organizer, and educator based in Berkeley. He received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University, did post-baccalaureate work in Art History at Northwestern University, and received an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 2006 he co-founded Harold Arts, a Chicago-based non-profit arts organization with a residency in Ohio, and was its co-director until early 2010. He then co-founded ACRE (Artists' Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions), a 501(c)3 with a residency in rural Wisconsin and an exhibitions program in Chicago. Wylie served as director of ACRE until joining its Board of Directors in 2015. Before leaving Chicago, he was Artistic Director at Mana Contemporary Chicago, a large art center in the Pilsen neighborhood. He has worked as an educator in fine arts at SAIC, University of Illinois at Chicago, and University of St Francis. His various artistic projects have haunted galleries in Chicago and beyond for the past ten years.