Curator, Facility Coordinator
Nicole Dutton received her Master of Fine Arts with a specialty in painting from Fontbonne University in 2007. After graduation, she began a career in arts administration, working first as a director of education and outreach then as associate director for a local arts organization. Nicole took her post as the curator and facility coordinator for the Schmidt Art Center in 2012. She continues to engage the regional audience in arts and cultural experiences.
Jessica Mannisi earned her Bachelor of Arts in Art History in 2004, and a post-baccalaureate degree in museum studies in 2009, both from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Her previous experience includes art conservation and restoration, arts education, and collections cataloging. Jessica started as an intern at the Schmidt Art Center in the summer of 2009 and became the curatorial assistant in the fall of that year.