Jacqueline Silverman.

San Diego Art Institute Appoints New Executive Director

The San Diego Art Institute has named Jacqueline Silverman its new executive director. She took up the post on August 14. “We are delighted with Jacqueline’s appointment,” said board chair Bruce Tall. “She brings us broad expertise in strategic leadership, community engagement, innovative programming, and fund development.”

Silverman is a nonprofit arts-management professional who has worked with social service and arts organizations in San Diego, New York, Palm Beach, and Chicago for the past thirty years. She has previously served as executive director of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture and the San Diego Performing Arts League, and most recently, as interim director of the San Diego Jewish Film Festival. She succeeds Ginger Shulick Porcella, who had led the institute since 2014.