LeighAnn Bogner is the Assistant Director for Administration for the Graduate Fine Arts Department at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design. In this role she oversees all programmatic and administrative responsibilities with a focus on providing an inclusive and creative environment for MFA candidates at Penn. Working together with the Chair of Fine Arts, LeighAnn manages the operating budget, admissions, lectures, visiting artist series, faculty and student affairs, as well as overall office management in both a broad and narrow scope. In addition to her art practice and participation as a member of a Philadelphia based artist run gallery, she has over twelve years of experience working in non-profit and higher education with a fine art focus including instructing, curating, exhibiting and recruitment. LeighAnn received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Delaware in 2015, and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 2007.