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Elizabeth Wright

Director of Development

Elizabeth Wright

Elizabeth joined The Fralin Museum of Art in May of 2013. In this capacity, Elizabeth serves as the chief development officer for the Museum. She is focused upon raising major gifts for The Fralin’s planned expansion wing, as well as increasing endowed support for faculty and exhibitions and raising current operating support for the Museum’s membership and educational outreach efforts.

Elizabeth’s career in higher education fundraising has spanned more than eighteen years. She has served as Assistant Director of Development at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, where she recruited engineering campaign committee members for the University’s $1 billion capital campaign. She also worked at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio and Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth joined The Fralin from William & Mary Law School, where she served as Director of Annual Giving for nearly seven years.

A trained classical singer, Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and music from Denison University and earned a Master of Music degree in vocal performance from Indiana University in Bloomington.

Elizabeth’s passion lies with the arts and she looks forward to advocating for expanded funding for the Museum’s continued growth.

(Photograph by Leah Stearns/The Fralin Museum of Art)