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Leslie Jackson Chihuly ’83

TrusteeAB, MA; Seattle, Washington

Leslie Jackson Chihuly is President and CEO of Chihuly Studio and Chihuly Workshop. Her primary role is to ensure ongoing organizational strength to assist Dale Chihuly in realizing his vision, encompassing all aspects of his art. Jackson Chihuly joined Chihuly Studio in 1994 as Project Director for Chihuly Over Venice. She serves on the boards of the Pilchuck Glass School, Vassar College, and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, for which she has served as board chair for nine years. In addition, she has chaired fundraising campaigns for the University of Washington’s MFA program in glass, the Hope Heart Institute, and the Viola Chihuly Fund, and has worked with the Seattle Art Museum and the Seattle Symphony on family-oriented arts events. Jackson Chihuly graduated from Vassar College with a BA in English and holds an MA in international studies from the Henry M. Jackson School at the University of Washington. She and her husband, Dale Chihuly, have one son.