Jeseca Dawson
Development Coordinator of Institutional Giving

Jeseca Dawson joined the Development team at Inner-City Arts in 2016, where she contributes to the overall fundraising goals of the organization and supports the Director of Institutional Giving in implementing strategies for new and increased support. Most recently, she served as the PST Coordinator at the Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, and was the Curatorial Fellow there from 2012-2014. Prior to that, she worked at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), first as the Administrator and then as the Deputy Director of Operations and Administration. Her social justice advocacy began with the Multicultural Experience in Leadership Development (MELD) and The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond-Undoing Racism. Jeseca received an MFA degree in Public Practice from Otis College of Art and Design and her Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree from Wayne State University’s College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs, with a focus in Photography and Social Science.