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Dayna Block Executive Director
Dayna Block of OSP
Chantal M. Healey, Executive Director
Chantal joined OSP as executive director in January 2017. She is a lawyer, Evanston resident, and most recently the Founder and Executive Director of Cocodaco, a new Evanston dance company. Previously she worked at the Haiti Project where she directed US operations. She established a sewing center for Afghan women refugees living in Islamabad, and participated in the Knitting Project of the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children. Chantal fell in love with the Open Studio Process a year ago and is passionate about its ability to help others.
  Chantal M. Healey, Executive Director
Dayna Block, Co-Founder of Open Studio Project   Dayna Block, Co-Founder of Open Studio Project
Dayna Block, MAAT ATR, is an Instructor at the School of the Art Institute Chicago (SAIC) and a registered art therapist, with a MAAT from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Dayna lectures and runs workshops on the creative process locally and nationally. She exhibits her artwork frequently and curates shows that raise awareness of social issues in the community. As an architect of OSP's creative process programming, and an unwavering believer in the artist inside of everyone, she is the primary holder of our egalitarian vision, and of our ethic of care. Active with the OSP Board of Directors, Dayna also facilitates classes and workshops with her SAIC students and students from Y.O.U. Evanston.
Meghan Bortle, Office Manager
Meghan is a recent Evanston transplant, but a lifelong art lover. After completing her BFA in Acting from Albion College in Albion, Michigan, Meghan worked the theatre scene in Detroit before finding a passion for the administrative side of the arts. Meghan lives just a stones throw from the gallery and can often be spotted in and around the area with her boyfriend Max and corgi puppy Jojo.
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