BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jeff abbey maldonado
Mr. Maldonado has served on the Advisory Committee for Chicago Artists Month and as Chief Coordinator for 18St :Pilsen Open Studios, managing this public art event. He has been interviewed and featured in print and news media including the Chicago Tribune, Museums Chicago, and many others, and has been interviewed on local and international TV channels. He is the recipient of three Governor’s International Artist Exchange Program Grants; 2002, 2008, and 2009. His most recent commissions were for the films: Monuments Men, 47 Ronin and Mad Max: Fury Road. Mr. Maldonado has been awarded the 2020 Purple Star Award from After School Matters for excellence and innovation in quality programming.
Currently, Mr. Maldonado is Founder and Executive Director of JDEF Peace Project.