Jennifer Krantz


Member, NASAD Commission on Accreditation
Elected October 2017, term ends October 2020

Jennifer Krantz is currently the Director of Creative Learning Opportunities and Research at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD). At MIAD since 1988, she has held a variety of leadership positions, undertaken administrative assignments, and assumed responsibilities including: planning and management of academic program budgets, oversight of outreach programming (including adult, pre-college, and teacher programs), grant writing and management, facilities development and planning, institutional safety, oversight of MIAD-led Study Abroad programs, oversight of IPEDS data collection and other reporting, as well as coordination of various retention-related programs. She has served as a visiting evaluator for the Higher Learning Commission and CIDA.

Her teaching credentials include degree classes at the former Louisville School of Art, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and at MIAD. She previously worked at the Illinois Arts Council in the Artists-in-Education Program and as Curator of Education for the Chicago Center for Ceramic Art.

Ms. Krantz was first elected to the Commission in 2016 to serve a one-year term. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting/Drawing and Printmaking, with a minor in Art History, from Northern Illinois University, and completed her Master of Fine Arts at Arizona State University. She has also studied in the post-graduate Art History and Criticism program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Updated November 2017