Our Staff

Liz Moretti
Gallery Director

Liz Moretti serves as the Gallery Director and the Awakened Artist Grant Program Director for the Awakenings Foundation. She has been with Awakenings since its opening in 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Columbia College Chicago. Liz is proud to be the human of two cute dogs Gracie and Cricket who often come to work with her.

Laura Kinter
Associate Director

Laura Kinter serves as the Associate Director of the Awakenings Foundation. She holds a B.A. in film and English from Vassar College and moved to Chicago from Philadelphia. She is active in Ravenswood community building, and in her spare time tends to her dashing pet tortoise, Mr. Darcy.

Jean Cozier
Founder, President, and Artistic Director

Jean Cozier is the Founder, President, and Artistic Director of Awakenings Foundation. Read her full bio here.