Ebony McKinney

Program Officer
San Francisco Arts Commission
San Francisco, California
McKinney is currently a Program Officer at the San Francisco Arts Commission. She was the founding director of Emerging Arts Professionals/SFBA, a network focused on empowerment, leadership, and growth of next generation arts and culture workers and sat on the Emerging Leader Council of AFTA. McKinney has participated in grant, fellowship residency review panels for the National Endowment for the Arts (visual and media), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, California Arts Council, National Arts Strategies and the Oakland Cultural Affairs Commission. She currently serves on the Citizen's Advisory Committee for Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund and the Advisory Board for California College of the Arts’ Center for Art in Public Life. Ebony holds a BA in Communications from Chatham College, MA’s in both Cultural Entrepreneurship and Visual Anthropology from Goldsmiths, University of London. McKinney also attended the International Summer School in Cultural Economics in Amsterdam (NL).