Jeannette Guillemin


Director, Arts Leadership and Innovation


BA, State University of New York at Geneseo (English, French)
MS, Boston University (Arts Administration)
EdM, Boston University (Counseling)


Jeannette Guillemin is an arts advocate, counselor and teacher serving as Director of Arts Leadership and Innovation of the Boston University College of Fine Arts. She is the founding director of the Visual Arts Summer Institute and has initiated several interdisciplinary projects for the College of Fine Arts including the CFA Box Project, the Arts Internship Fair, the Arts Internship program and the Arts and Ideas in Action Symposium. She serves as the advisor for the Arts Leadership minor and teaches courses in leadership, cultural entrepreneurship and the creative economy. Most recently, she co-developed a Collaborative Arts Incubator class with Professors Andre De Quadros and Judy Braha.  In 2015, Guillemin co-published a chapter in the peer-reviewed book, Creating Cultural Capital, distributed by University of Chicago Press. With a diverse background in creative writing, theater, and visual arts, Guillemin is interested in the transformative power of the arts. She has served on several boards including the Brookline Commission for the Arts and Art Street, Inc.