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Interim Executive Director - Penny Vogelsang
Penny Vogelsang is now serving as interim executive director. Penny was the chief operating officer of the Wichita Center for Graduate Medical Education (WCGME) at KUSM-Wichita. She was at WCGME from 1989 to 2010. She was president and CEO of the Kansas Eye Bank & Cornea Research Center, Inc. from 2010 to 2015. A year after retiring in December 2015, Ms. Vogelsang started her own business seeking interim positions. Most recently she served as the interim executive director of the Medical Society of Sedgwick County. Penny has an extensive background in management, communication, finance and administration. She has a BA degree in Business Administration.

Program Scheduler - Nancy Lucas
Nancy Lucas has worked with Arts Partners programming since 1999. Prior to that, she served as Director of Education at the Wichita Art Museum, where she had worked since 1981. She has served on the board of Kansas Press Women. Nancy has a BFA from University of Kansas.

Program Manager - Kate Van Steenhuyse
Kate Van Steenhuyse is a painter, educator, and arts administrator. She received her MFA (Fine Arts) in 2008 from the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, and a BFA (Painting & Women's Studies) in 2001 from Washington University in St. Louis, Magna Cum Laude. Kate has exhibited nationally and internationally including exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, London, San Francisco, Wichita, Dallas and more. In 2014 she, along with two collaborators, launched Harvester Arts, an experimental residency program in Wichita, KS which partners nationally recognized artists with local creatives. She was featured in New American Painting West Edition in 2011, and was a Fellow of The Career Development Program at The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, 2006 Ė 2008 in Philadelphia, PA. Kate is currently Program Manager at Arts Partners Wichita, President of the Ulrich Museum of Artís Alliance Board, and graduate faculty at Wichita State University. Kate lives and works in Wichita, KS.


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