Madison Young is the Programs & Events Coordinator at AIA Chicago. She brings energy, enthusiasm and professionalism to hosting events across Chicago, from interactive exhibitions in the Chicago Pedway and at Navy Pier, to industry events at McCormick Place and, most recently, Designight ’22 at Millennium Park. Madison brings years of event management, exhibition-making, and program development expertise to her work. She’s motivated to create events at AIA Chicago that are equitable, eco-conscious, and enjoyable.
Madison earned her MFA in Art and Technology Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2019, with a curatorial focus on exhibiting and uplifting marginalized perspectives in art. She earned her BFA at Ringling College of Art & Design in Sarasota, Florida in 2017. Outside of work, she spends her time in nature; she loves SCUBA diving, volunteering at Urban Rivers, and growing vegetables in her garden.