Meet the Team

Our Staff

Sarah Laing

Sarah Laing

Executive Director

 

Sarah Laing, MAAT, ATR joined as Executive Director in March 2019.

Sarah is an artist, art therapist, and community leader and has been working with OSP since 2000 when the studio moved from Chicago to Evanston. Over the years, Sarah was instrumental in initiating youth programs, numerous partnerships, and the founding of Gallery 901. As a strong advocate of art, education, and public engagement, Sarah has worked in the art education field- working as a Teaching Artist, and served on numerous boards including Chicago Public Art Group, as Lincoln School PTA President, Foundation 65, Young Evanston Artists (YEA!), and with Chicago Public Schools through Ingenuity Inc.

 

Meghan Bortle

Meghan Bortle

Business Manager

Jill Tolentino

Bookkeeper

Phillip Hall

Finance Officer

Sue Laue

SEL Specialist

Our Facilitators & Teaching Artists

Jan Ellenstein

Jan Ellenstein

Lead Children's Facilitator

Patti Vick

Patti Vick

Lead Adult Trainer

Terry True

Terry True

OSP Facilitator

Liz Bell

Liz Bell

OSP Facilitator

Iris Jacobson

Iris Jacobson

OSP Facilitator

Art Therapy Interns:

Nate Love & Terrin Sharp

Anne Rush

Anne Rush

OSP Facilitator & Art Therapist

Joselyn Arana

Joselyn Arana

OSP Facilitator & Art Therapist

Annette O'Donnell

Annette O'Donnell

OSP Facilitator

Our Board Members

Dayna Block

Dayna Block

President & co-Founder

Ted Harris

Ted Harris

Vice President

Bridget Stump

Bridget Stump

Secretary

Maria Opdycke

Maria Opdycke

Treasurer

Raissa Bailey

Raissa Bailey

Ravi Batista

Ravi Batista

Jeanette Brown

Jeanette Brown

Ellen Burton

Ellen Burton

Marcia Powers

Marcia Powers

Victoria Vallejo

Victoria Vallejo

Advisory Board

Jodi Block

Anya Cordell

Ellen Glassmeyer

Barbara Goldberg

Chantal Healey

Guylaine Herzig

Kay Israelite

Elena Kaiser

Marianne Moberly

Barbara Murphy

Janet Beals Orejudos

Elory Rozner

Gina Saunders

Casey Varela

Honorary Life Mentor

Don Seiden

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